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 Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at approximately 1204 am, a house in the 400 block of Nyes Road in Swatara Township was struck by pellets from a shotgun. Investigators from Swatara Township Police, Lower Paxton Township Police and the Pennsylvania State Police are cooperating in this investigation as...
On July 21, 2014 at approximately 1548 hours Swatara Township Police were dispatched to the M&T Bank located at 4200 Derry Street for an active robbery. As units were arriving, it was determined that the suspect had fled the area in a Dodge Magnum, and the information was immediately relayed to...
On June 25, 2014, at approximately 2101 hours, Swatara Township Police were dispatched to the 3900 block of Paxton Street for report of a reckless driver. Units located the vehicle and it's driver on S. 40th Street, and took the driver, Shawn Burns, into custody for suspicion of DUI. Burns refused...