K-9 SANTI SWORN IN AT SWATARA TWP. PD

On October 14th, 2020, K-9 Officer Santi was sworn in by the Honorable Magisterial District Judge Michael Smith at the Swatara Township Board of Commissioner's meeting! Santi will be handled by Ofc. Chris Smith, and becomes the third K-9 added to the Departments K-9 Division. The word "Santi" means "Peace" in Nepalese. He and his handler just completed a five week training academy and have been assigned to a Patrol Platoon within the Department. Santi will be serving as a patrol dog who specializes in the detection of narcotics. He can also locate evidentiary items and help to track missing persons & fugitives. We are proud to have a K-9 Unit in Swatara Township that is completely funded through grants, donations and fundraising events.  If you would like to make a donation to the Swatara Police Department's K-9 Unit please email Cpl. Brandon Pokrop at bpokrop@swatarapolice.org or call 717-564-2550.