Chief of Police
In 1987, Richard “Rick” Larnerd began his career in law enforcement in rural northeastern Pennsylvania as a Wildlife Conservation Officer. He retired after 20 years of dedicated service in 2007 and moved to Gainesboro in 2009.
Rick was hired to the Gainesboro Police Department in November 2009 as a part-time officer. He was hired full-time in January 2010.
On September 1, 2011, Rick was promoted to the position of Chief of Police and continues to faithfully serve the citizens of this community in that capacity.