On 23 June 2018, at approximately 2:54 am, an attempted armed robbery occurred at the Rutters, 8210 Derry Street, in Swatara Township. The suspect entered the store and was observed by the employee, who was near the opposite entrance and fled from the store. The suspect displayed a handgun and continued into the store where he was briefly confron
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
Swatara Township Police Department would like to announce that Detective David Horner is being recognized by the Dauphin County Commissioners for his body of work in Swatara Township and all throughout Dauphin County and presented with the Craig Webb Memorial for Law Enforcement in Dauphin County...
A landscaper working on the property at 449 Eisenhower Boulevard discovered what he believed to be a pipe bomb lying in the grass near Eisenhower Boulevard. Swatara Township Police responded, and confirmed that the device appeared to be a PVC pipe bomb, about four inches in length, with a visible...
On November 18, 2013 Niki Tryon was arrested for retail theft at the WalMart on Grayson Road. Tryon attempted to leave the store without paying for a cart full of merchandise valued at over $550. Tryon was taken into custody without incident and charged with retail theft.
On November 16, 2013 the Swatara Township Police arrested Shawn Davenport for possession with the intent to deliver marijuana. Over 1500 grams of marijuana (around 3 pounds) was found in Davenport’s apartment when a search warrant was served on the apartment. When Police made contact with Davenport...
On November 16, 2013 Holly Harnden III was arrested at the WalMart on Grayson Road for retail theft. Harnden attempted to leave the store without paying for merchandise valued over $230. Harnden was arrested without incident and is charged with retail theft.