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
Swatara Police are crediting the Opioid Drug Antagonist, Naloxone along with the training received with recently saving four lives in Swatara Township. With quick action by officers and the administering of Naloxone, commonly referred to as NARCAN, the lives saved were all within the last 30 days,...
On 6/7/16, the defendant, Jan Deimler, was arrested by Swatara Police for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or a controlled substance. The defendant was stopped by Swatara Police in the 4700 block of Derry Street after a complaint from a concerned citizen that she was was driving erratically.
On June 27th, 2016, at 9:29 pm, Swatara Police were dispatched to WalMart, 6535 Grayson Rd, Hbg, for an active Retail Theft. Officers were advised by WalMart loss prevention that a Hispanic male, identified as Christian DePablo-Pons, Hbg, was observed using a box cutter to cut two cellular phones...
On May 31, 2013 at 2:04 am Swatara Twp. Police were dispatched to the area of 6200 Block of Southridge Terrace for the report of a male actively looking into homes and vehicles. A patrol officer encountered a male in that area looking in the trunk of a vehicle. When the Police officer identified...