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
Thank you to everyone who participated in the 4th Annual Swatara Township Police Department 5K Hero Run. This race supports the Keystone Wounded Warriors which aids veterans residing in or who have ties to Pennsylvania, COPS for K.O.P.S which supports the children of fallen police officers in the...
UPDATE 11/18/2016: Swatara Township Police Detectives identified the suspect in this case as TIMOTHY W. AKORLI with the help of an anonymous tipster. AKORLI is a 36-year-old resident of Harrisburg, PA. A warrant was obtained for his arrest and he turned himself in on 11/17/2016. He has been charged...
The Swatara Township Police Department will be in attendance for the 2016 Greater Harrisburg Recruitment Fair being held at Living Water Community Church on November 4th from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. More than 25 employers are expected to be on-site from government agencies and the private sector...
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.