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
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...
On 06-04-2013 at about 1010 hrs. patrol officers were dispatched to the 1900 block of Walnut St. on a report of a shooting. Witness accounts provided that Strollen Battle was wildly upset and threatened to kill a woman who was sitting in a parked car. He fired several shots at her while threatening...
On May 31, 2013 at 2:04 am Swatara Twp. Police were dispatched to the area of 6200 Block of Southridge Terrace for the report of a male actively looking into homes and vehicles. A patrol officer encountered a male in that area looking in the trunk of a vehicle. When the Police officer identified...
On June 3rd at 2:36 PM, Swatara Township Police responded to the Mid Penn Bank located at 4509 Derry Street for a robbery. Upon arrival, officers learned that a suspect had entered the bank and handed a demand note to one of the tellers. The note made mention of a gun, but no weapon was ever...