On 23 June 2018, at approximately 2:54 am, an attempted armed robbery occurred at the Rutters, 8210 Derry Street, in Swatara Township. The suspect entered the store and was observed by the employee, who was near the opposite entrance and fled from the store. The suspect displayed a handgun and continued into the store where he was briefly confron
Join us for the 2018 5K Hero Run on Sunday, November 4, 2018. The race supports the Keystone Wounded Warriors, COPS for K.O.P.S the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, as well as the Swatara Township Police Department's K-9 Fund.
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
Save the Date: Trick-or-Treat Night in Swatara Township has been scheduled for Thursday, October 27 th , 2016 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Officers will be on patrol in cars, bicycles and on foot. We would also like to remind everyone to be safe while Trick-or-Treating and follow the below tips: Avoid...
Enjoy Coffee with Chief Jason Umberger, tomorrow, September 8th from 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. at the Promenade Restaurant (5290 Derry Street, Harrisburg). This program provides residents with an opportunity to personally meet with their Police Chief in a friendly casual setting. Discuss community matters...
Alicia Chacon was charged with allegedly stealing $13,700-worth of jewelry from a Holiday Inn hotel room that she was cleaning in early March of 2014. Chacon is employed as one of the hotel's housekeepers.