Halloween is right around the corner and Swatara Township will be hosting a NEW Halloween Walk Through event at Vanatta Park this year. The Swatara Township Police Department is partnering with Swatara Township for this exciting new experience. Parents are encouraged to bring their children dressed in their Halloween costume.
There will be multiple vendors participating and lining the walking path to hand out candy and goodies.
THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL: DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND WE ARE CURRENTLY WORKING ON A SECOND CLASS WHICH WE HOPE TO OFFER IN THE UP COMING MONTHS.
Welcome to the Swatara Township Police Department's web portal on the CRIMEWATCH Network. We ask that you use the information found on this site responsibly. Working in partnership with the community we can proactively prevent crime, support victim recovery and hold offenders accountable.
Darrell R. Reider, Chief of Police
If you need a police officer to be dispatched to your location or to call you on the telephone, please contact Dauphin County Communications at 717-558-6900. For emergencies call 911. The receptionist at the police department does not have the means by which to dispatch police officers. Thank you.
The 5K Hero Run is BACK for it's 9th year! Early Bird Registration is OPEN at just $20, now through the end of July. The 5K Hero Run is a very unique race which allows participants to run through the Harrisburg Mall, throughout the Tecport business area and along Paxton Street. Race support is provided for all participants to ensure safety. The 5K Hero Run supports the Swatara Township Police Department's K-9 Unit, Cops for K.O.P.S., the Nation
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OCTOBER 2022: Our next Coffee with a Cop will be held on October 13th, 2022 at 9:00 am at the Swatara Township Municipal building, specifically in the Swatara Room (lower level on the administration side). We will be serving breakfast to those in attendance and we will have special visits from our on duty Officers.
Swatara Township Police continue to receive an outpouring of support from our community. In a way to assist our residents with showing their support for our Officers we created a "We Support Our Police" yard signs.
In the past week we have seen a lot in interest from the public in purchasing these signs. We have updated the signs to include pictures of our K-9 partners and K-9 logo.
The Swatara Township Police Department started a new initiative involving the uniform badge patches that our police officers wear each day. Three new specialty patches were created so that our officers can help show support throughout the community for Breast Cancer Awareness, Autism Awareness and Military Appreciation. Not only will you see our officers wearing these patches throughout the year, but you can show your own support by purchasing one of the Swatara Township Police Sp
In an effort to collaborate better with the community, the Swatara Township Police Department is asking all residents and business with cameras to register with the police department. Access to video following a crime can be the difference in solving the crime or not. To register your camera click here.
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