Mission Statement

The mission of the Lower Swatara Police Department is to provide professional and ethical law enforcement services that ensure the preservation of peace and the highest quality of life in our community. We will accomplish our mission by:

Respecting the rights of citizens: Treating all people with the dignity and respect they are entitled regardless of race, color, creed, religion, gender, or socio-economic status.

Developing community partnerships:  Establishing our membership in the community by employing community oriented, problem solving, and proactive policing methods.

Being a learning organization:  Quickly adapting our goals and operations to meet our community’s changing needs and demand for services, thereby ensuring the Department’s priorities match the community’s expectations.

Acknowledging our duty:  Constantly recognizing our sole purpose for existence is to serve our community and its citizens who are the source of our authority. We will focus on quality service, accept accountability, and follow-up relentlessly.