Interested in a Law Enforcement Career? Apply to Test Today!
The Dauphin County Police Testing Consortium and ten area agencies have entered into an agreement to conduct a cooperative testing process for the position of police officer. The physical agility test will take place on Saturday, June 8th and Sunday, June 9th, 2019 and the written exam will take place on Saturday June 15th, 2019. The agencies participating at this time include: Derry Twp.
Swatara Township Police Department’s K9 Kix has received donation of body armor
Swatara Township Police Department’s K9 Kix has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. The vest was sponsored by an Anonymous Sponsor and embroidered with the sentiment “Honoring those who served and sacrificed”.
Welcome to Swatara Township
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 9-8-13 at about 0933 hours, Swatara PD Officers were dispatched to a single-vehicle crash at Presidents Drive & Adams Court. The vehicle had struck and toppled a utility pole. Officers made contact with the driver, Kyle Marshall, and took him into custody for suspicion of DUI. He submitted...
On 9-1-13 at about 0236 hours, Swatara PD responded to Harrisburg Street at Mall Road, for a pedestrian that may have been struck by a car. Further investigation revealed that the individual had fallen out of a car that had pulled-over. The vehicle in question had left the scene. Further...
On 8-24-13 at about 0255 hours, Swatara PD responded to the 800 block of Eisenhower Boulevard for report of a drunk driver. Officers located the vehicle in question and conducted a traffic stop. Virginia resident Peter Rowlett was taken into custody for suspicion of DUI. He submitted to a test of...
On 7-13-13 at about 1340 hours, Swatara PD Officers responded to the Sam’s Club located at 6781 Grayson Road for report of an assault. Upon arrival, Officers learned that Russell Hulstine pulled a knife on another patron in the parking lot, and was swinging it back and forth as the patron retreated...
On 7-5-13 at about 0215 hours, Swatara PD Officers received information from Derry Township Police that they had just conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle that had been traveling at an excessive rate of speed on Derry Street in Swatara Township. The vehicle was stopped on Sue Drive near Derry...