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
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...
Charged with listed offenses after allegedly stealing hundreds of dollars worth of clothing from Macy's at the Harrisburg Mall. The defendant fled the scene while trying to be apprehended by Macy's Loss Prevention Officers.
On 8/5/13 at approximately 130 a.m. Swatara Officers arrested Stephen Scott, B/M/42, 494 Kelker Street, Steelton, Pa. 17113 for Driving under the Influence. Scott was arrested while operating a vehicle in the 800 block of Highland Street in Enhaut.
On 8/2/13 Swatara Police were dispatched to the Turkey Hill at 28th and Paxton Streets for two persons acting suspiciously inside the store and possibly shoplifting. One of the persons, later identified as Amber Seidel was confronted by a store employee as she tried to leave without paying for...
On July 31st at approximately 0230hrs, Swatara Police arrested Somjit Dolan, A/F/31, 405 Radcliff Drive, Apt D, Harrisburg, Pa. 17109 for Driving Under the Influence in the 3800 block of Derry Street, Hbg.
On 8/10 2013, at 0200hrs, Swatara Police were called to an address on Chambers Street for a report of a male who had entered a home and touched a young female on her leg while she was sleeping. The male also encountered the young girl’s mother and he fled the scene when the mother advised she was...
On 7/30/13, at 1300hrs, Swatara Twp Police took Randy Schildt, w/m/51, Hbg, into custody for the alleged sexual assault of a five year old girl that took place over the weekend of 7/27 at the Rutherford Park Town Homes. Schildt, who was also wanted by the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office for a...