In Memorium

Sergeant James K Nelson

It is with great sorrow that on February 19th, 2008, the Susquehanna Township Police Department announced the passing of Sergeant James K Nelson. Sergeant James Nelson had arrested a burglary suspect and was performing his duties to the citizens of Susquehanna Township when he fell in the line of duty.

We will remember Sergeant Nelson as a consummate law enforcement officer, and a dedicated leader of our department. Sergeant Nelson held numerous positions with the department, including patrol officer, detective, detective sergeant, and was D Platoon commander. He was a trained Evidence Specialist and an expert in juvenile law.

Sergeant Nelson started with the Susquehanna Township Police Department in 1984. He was veteran of the United States Air Force, and held a B.S. in Criminology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. 


Patrolmen Harry Arthur Leitner

on November 5, 2008 it was with great sorrow that the Susquehanna Township Police Department announces the passing of former patrolman Harry Leitner.