The deadline to register for the 5K Hero Run and be guaranteed your shirt is just 1 month away! Our race is set in a unique location along Tecport Drive and Paxton Street and during a portion of the race you will actually run through the Harrisburg Mall!
Purchase a Patch!
The Swatara Township Police Department started a new initiative involving the uniform badge patches that our police officers wear each day. Three new specialty patches were created so that our officers can help show support throughout the community for Breast Cancer Awareness, Autism Awareness and Military Appreciation. Not only will you see our officers wearing these patches throughout the year, but you can show your own support by purchasing one of the Swatara Township Police Sp
New Fireworks Ordinance
A new fireworks Ordinance was passed in Swatara Township (Harrisburg, PA) on May 8th, 2019. The new Ordinance was created to keep our community members and their neighborhoods safe during the use of consumer fireworks. It will also be used as a tool by Swatara Township Police Officers and Fire Department Chiefs to ensure that fireworks are being utilized properly. The Ordinance mirrors some of the regulations established by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 2017 (Act 43).
The Swatara Township Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying the pictured subject. Over the past ten days, this individual has been involved in numerous thefts from the Home Depot at 4200 Derry Street and the Wal-Mart at 6535 Grayson Road. Any person with information is asked to please contact the Swatara Township Police Department at (717)
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.
On 10-2-13 at approximately 1723 hours, Swatara Police responded to the 8300 block of Presidents Drive, Hummelstown, for report of a domestic dispute. As a result of the investigation, officers found Perry Gentry to be in possession of synthetic marijuana. He has been charged with the Possession of...
On 9-23-13 a Township resident reported to Swatara Police that his Luxaire oil furnace had been stolen from his property. The furnace had been sitting adjacent to the resident’s garage in the 1100 block of 6 th Avenue, Oberlin. The investigation revealed that the furnace had been stolen from the...
On 9-23-13 a Township resident reported to Swatara Police that his Luxaire oil furnace had been stolen from his property. The furnace had been sitting adjacent to the resident’s garage in the 1100 block of 6th Avenue, Oberlin. The investigation revealed that the furnace had been stolen from the...
On 7-15-13 Swatara Police took a report of a retail theft at the Kids Footlocker store inside of the Harrisburg Mall in the 3300 block of Paxton Street. Investigation revealed that Joseph Everett stole approximately $346-worth of childrens’ clothing. He is charged with felony Retail Theft.
On 8/24/13, at 9:02 p.m. Swatara Officers were dispatched to the area of Derry St and Wilhelm Roads for a report of a vehicle travelling eastbound that was driving in a reckless manner. The vehicle was located at the intersection of 45 th St and Lancaster St in Swatara Twp and the driver Charles J...