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 6/6/13 at 1202 a.m. Swatara Police were dispatched to Derry Street at Nyes Rd for a reported accident with entrapment. The driver of one of the two vehicles, Brian Kerstetter, W/M/29, 4000 Block of Highland Rd, Elizabethtown, Pa. 17022, was arrested for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or...
On August 6 th , Swatara Township Police took a report of theft from Faith in Children Daycare, 4800 Block of Chambers Hill Rd. The owner of the daycare reported a theft of over $3000.00 in jewelry and $6,000.00 in cash. Investigators were able to link a former employee to the stolen jewelry which...
On 7/9/2013, at 1:23 p.m. Swatara Township Police were dispatched to the intersection of Derry St and Lawnford way for a report of a vehicle stopped in the roadway. Upon arrival, Officers discovered the driver, Karen Fazio, behind the wheel of her vehicle. Officers administered coordination tests...