The Borough of Pitcairn has a population of more than 3,000 residents. The borough operates through administration and power departments. It also maintains a police department that undertakes cases related to criminal and sexual assault, robbery, burglary, theft, arson and auto theft. The department aims to preserve peace, protect residents lives and their properties, arrest violators, and prevent and deter crime. In addition, the Borough of Pitcairn has a street department that oversees the repair and maintenance of roads, public parks, storm sewers and other properties. Its cable system is one of the municipal-owned cable TV operations within Pennsylvania. The borough maintains a location in Pitcairn, Pa.