Sheriff’s Office

Contact Information

Lance Benedict, Sheriff

Susquehanna County Courthouse
PO Box 218 Montrose, PA 18801
Phone: (570) 278-4600, ext. 6653
FAX: (570) 278-2853
Hours: 8:30am – 4:30pm

About the Department

The Sheriff’s office is responsible for issuing pistol permits, processing of civil complaints, executing warrants of arrest and transporting prisoners to and from state and county correctional facilities statewide and interstate. This office also processes and conducts Sheriff’s sales of real estate and personal property.

Current properties for sale by the Sheriff can be found here.

License to Carry Application

The License to Carry Application can be downloaded here, filled out and returned to the Sheriff’s office.  It must be in person.

We accept applications from Susquehanna County residents.

Out of state resident applications are only accepted under the following conditions:

-Must have a BROOME COUNTY, NY – UNRESTRICTED / FULL carry Gun Permit
-Must own property in Susquehanna County, PA with UNRESTRICTED / FULL carry Gun Permit from state of residence.

LTC Application

Project Childsafe


Links to more info:
Safety and conservation EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS

FREE GUN LOCKS and safety kits are available at the Sheriff’s Office
If you own a gun, you need a lock!