On Monday, December 25, 2017 at approximately 09:05 p.m., a yet to be identified suspect entered the Speedway convenience store at 4300 Derry Street and demanded money from the clerk. This suspect was described as a black male who was wearing a black jacket, dark pants, black gloves, a black ball cap and some type of mask. The suspect fled on foot with an undetermined amount of
At 0406 hours on 12/25/2017 a black male with salt & pepper facial hair robbed the Turkey Hill located at 6300 Derry Street with a silver handgun. No one was injured. The suspect fled the area with a small amount of cash from the register. Swatara Township Police responded to the area but were unable to locate the suspect. A canine search of the area was also unsuccessful.
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 Thursday evening, June 27 th , Swatara Township Detectives along with agents from the US Department of Homeland Security’s Human Trafficking Taskforce, conducted an enforcement detail in the Township Hotels targeting Prostitution related offenses. The detail resulted in multiple arrests for...
Swatara Township residents should be aware that there have been several reported burglaries and burglary attempts in the area. These burglaries are occurring in the overnight hours by persons who are targeting residences, sheds, and utility buildings throughout the area. Patrol Units have been...
As part of an ongoing effort to keep our streets safe, the Swatara Township Police Department will be conducting multiple aggressive driver enforcement details starting on June 28, 2013 and running through the end of September. During these special details, officers will be focusing on many...
In the early morning hours on Saturday June 8th at 0207 hours Swatara Township Police were dispatched to the 700 block of Garden Drive in the Chambers Hill area of the Township for the report of a suspicious male trying to enter a vehicle. Officers responded to the area and observed 3 males. These...