The items pictured here were found in a backpack along the walking path around Reservoir Park in Highspire. Several of the items found inside the backpack were identified as stolen property of residents from a string of Thefts from Autos that occurred in August of 2019. These Thefts from Autos took place in the Rosedale neighborhood and specifically in the 2000 block of  Market Street Extended in Lower Swatara Township. It is likely the backpack belonged to the suspect.

The Lower Swatara Township Police Department found a female Husky on January 2, 2020. The husky is describes as having black and white fur. The husky was found in the area of Lisa Lake Mobile Home Park. The husky has a black harness on and no chip. The husky was taken to the Harrisburg Humane Society on Grayson Rd.


The following roads will be closed in Derry Twp. in preparation for and during the annual New Year’s Eve celebration.

Park Avenue (SR743) will be closed from 11:00AM on December 31st until 3:00AM January 1st from Chocolate Avenue (SR422) to Park Blvd.

As we begin to immerse ourselves in the holiday season of gift giving, one of the more popular ways of shopping is online shopping. With this method of shopping comes some risks especially as it pertains to the delivery of your purchase. With delivery of your goods coming by several parcel carriers, a sect of our population unfortunately eyes this as opportunity to commit theft. To reduce the probability of becoming a victim of theft


As the Holidays approach, the Lower Swatara Police Department and the United States Secret Service Electronic Crime Task Force would like to provide you with Holiday Online Shopping tips. Please review the attached flyer. Happy Holidays!

The Susquehanna Township Police Department participated in "No Shave November" and "Gnarly Nail November" to raise money for a charity.  Vickie's Angel Foundation was selected as the recipient of over $2,000 raised by officer donations in honor of retired Detective Michael Thornton. "Vickie's Angel Foundation helps families fighting cancer who have difficulties paying their bills during the challenging times of undergoing cancer treatments."

On November 23, 2019 at approximately 1:00 AM, Officers responded to the area of Whitehouse Ln and Georgetown Rd for a reported Found Dog.

Anyone with information regarding the owner is urged to contact the Lower Swatara Police Department. 717-939-0463.

Patrolman Jaime Sitler shared her patrol vehicle with our K9 for the day "Paws", a 5 year old boxer mix with a friendly demeanor.

If you are interested in adopting Paws contact the Harrisburg Humane Society at 717-564-3320.

The Harrisburg Marathon is this Sunday, November 10th from 8am to 1230pm.  There will be road closures in Susquehanna Township along North Front Street, North 6th Street, Montrose Park and surrounding areas.  Please plan accordingly and use alternate routes to arrive at your destination safely!  

     We are fielding many calls of flooding in several areas of the Township.  Motorists are urged to stay away from flooded areas as vehicles are becoming disabled on flooded roadways.  Sand Hill Road remains closed in the area of Foxanna Drive for a tree down on power lines.  There is no ETA from PPL to when this issue will be remedied.