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.
Township Building Closed
UPDATE: The Municipal Building will remain closed for the week beginning March 30, 2020. The Commissioner's Meeting scheduled for April 1st has been canceled.
Welcome to Swatara Township
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
Police Testing Consortium Accepting Applications!
The Dauphin County Police Testing Consortium and ten area agencies have entered into an agreement to conduct a cooperative testing process for the position of police officer. The physical agility test will take place on Saturday, June 6th and Sunday, June 7th, 2020 and the written exam will take place on Saturday June 13th, 2020. The agencies participating at this time include: Derry Twp.
Swatara Police Host 7th Annual 5K Hero Run
The Swatara Township Police Department would like to thank everyone who came out and supported this year’s 5K Hero Run! There are so many people to thank for supporting this event through donating items, money, time and man power. A BIG THANK YOU to the Pennsylvania State Police for bringing out members of their Mounted Police Unit, Faulkner Toyota for donating $10,000 to the K-9 Fund, the Harrisburg Mall for allowing us to use their property and for making several donations towar
Purchase a Patch!
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
Business & Resident Camera Registry
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.
On 7/9/2013, at 1:23 p.m. Swatara Township Police were dispatched to the intersection of Derry St and Lawnford way for a report of a vehicle stopped in the roadway. Upon arrival, Officers discovered the driver, Karen Fazio, behind the wheel of her vehicle. Officers administered coordination tests...
The Swatara Township Police Department is asking for help from the public in investigating a shooting incident that occurred at 1220 a.m. on August 15 th . Swatara Officers were dispatched to the area of the basketball courts between Watson and Conestoga St’s in Steelton for a report of...
On 8/7/13 at 1037 a.m. Swatara Officers were dispatched to a domestic call at 683 Kelker Rd. Upon arrival Officers saw evidence of a fight that had taken place. After investigating the incident, Mary Williams, B/F/62, 683 Kelker Road, Hbg, Pa. 17111 was one of two individuals were charged with...
On 8/7/13 at 1037 a.m. Swatara Officers were dispatched to a domestic call at 683 Kelker Rd. Upon arrival Officers saw evidence of a fight that had taken place. After investigating the incident, Bianca Jones, B/F/18, 536 South 16 th Street, Harrisburg, Pa. 17104 was one of two individuals were...
On August 11 th , around 1205 a.m., Swatara Twp Police were dispatched to a home in the 4100 block of York Street for a report of loud noise. While investigating the complaint Swatara Officers encountered three males inside an apartment who were in possession drugs. One of the males was identified...