Chief Tim Trently was appointed Chief of Police of the Borough of Archbald, PA in July 2005. Along with his duties as Chief of Police, he currently serves as the President of the Chiefs of Police Association of Lackawanna County, the President of the Archbald Community Ambulance & Rescue Squad, and the Vice-President of the Northeast Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association and is the Chief of the Lackawanna County Special Weapons & Tactics (SWAT) Team.
A graduate of Bishop O’Hara High School and the Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers Training Academy, Chief Trently has served as a Law Enforcement Officer since 1988. Throughout his career, he has been an active member of the Lackawanna County Drug Task Force, the Lackawanna County DUI Task Force and is an instructor in the Police Officers Training Academy at Lackawanna College.
Chief Trently is also a certified Drug Awareness Resistance Education (DARE) Officer and served for over 25 years with the Archbald Borough Fire and E. M. S. Departments in capacities such as Assistant Chief, Captain and Lieutenant.