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
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.
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.
Since 2009 the Swatara Township Police Department is accredited by the Pennsylvania Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission and the Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association
Charged with listed offenses after allegedly pointing a handgun at her neighbor during a dispute and threatening to shoot her. This incident reportedly occurred on 1-28-16 at approximately 0800 hours at 6185 Hocker Drive.
On 2-3-16 at 1:37 p.m. an unknown male stole four scratch-off lottery tickets from the Speedway store located at 4300 Derry Street. He was described as a white male in his 20's, with a thin build, a short fade haircut, and a short beard. He was wearing a gray hoodie and jeans. After leaving the...
In an effort to deter crime, promote public safety, and enhance the Police Department’s ability to investigate criminal activity, the Swatara Township Police Department has instituted a program which will create a database of security cameras owned by local businesses and residents. The Camera...
Dowane Lewis was charged with allegedly stealing a security tag removal tool from Kids Footlocker at the Harrisburg Mall. He has also been charged with being in possession of $3,555-worth of stolen clothing from Macy's, and possession of a small amount of marijuana.
On 4-18-14 at about 0131 hours, a Swatara Township Police Officer on routine patrol observed a traffic violation at the intersection of Sycamore Street & Paxton Street. The Officer conducted a traffic stop and took the driver into custody for suspicion of DUI. The driver was identified as 26-...
On 4-16-14 at about 2240 hours, a Swatara Township Police Officer on routine patrol received information about a possible drunk driver in the 1000 block of Eisenhower Boulevard. The Officer responded to the location and located the vehicle, as described by the witness, parked on the shoulder of the...