In the interest of public health and safety the Swatara Township Police Department has decided to cancel National Night Out this year due to COVID-19. National Night Out was originally scheduled to take place in August but was postponed several weeks ago to October due to COVID-19. At the time, we had hoped that COVID-19 cases would have subsided and statewide restrictions would have been lifted. With the uncertainty of future COVID-19 cases we felt that cancelling Nati
As we approach the 4th of July holiday, the Swatara Township Police would like to remind residents and guests of local Ordinances that govern the use of fireworks. Contrary to what you may have heard, aerial fireworks may still be illegal in your neighborhoods. Large aerial fireworks are still to be used solely by professionals with a valid permit. “Consumer fireworks” are authorized for use by civilians, but are regulated by certain rules.
We are NOW accepting applications for the 2020 Swatara Township Youth Police Program. To apply, please click on the attachment below and send your completed application via email to email@example.com OR mail to the Swatara Township Police Department, Attention: Cpl.
UPDATE: The Municipal Building will be re-opening on Wednesday, June 3rd at 12:00 p.m.
On Wednesday, June 3rd at 12:00 p.m. The Swatara Township Police lobby will re-open. If you come to the office please understand you must wear a mask and follow social distancing guidelines that will be posted in the lobby.
Swatara Township Police Department was planning to implement enhanced visibility patrols from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day to add additional protection for the increase in tourism and bicycle and pedestrian traffic in the Township. With the current emergency declaration and stay at home order we have decided to initiate the plan earlier.
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Darrell R. Reider, Chief of Police
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
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