Swatara Township Police Department’s K9 J.T. to get donation of body armor
Swatara Township Police Department’s K9 J.T. will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 J.T.’s vest is sponsored by a fundraiser hosted by Maria Krzyszton, Alden Associates at Integer Holdings and will be embroidered with the sentiment “Gifted by Integer Holdings”. Delivery is expected within eight to ten weeks.
Guarantee your 5K Hero Run Shirt Today!
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.
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...
On Friday, August 30 th , 2013, at 0829 a.m. Swatara Officers were dispatched to the intersection of Highland St and Williams St for a report of a motor vehicle accident involving a Swatara Twp Highway truck. An investigation on scene revealed that a vehicle operated by Stephen R. Miller Jr., w/m/...
On September 29 th at 6:57 p.m. Swatara Police were dispatched to the Howard Johnson Hotel at 473 Eisenhower Blvd for a theft report. Upon arrival to the hotel, the manager advised that a white female who he believed to be very intoxicated had just left the parking lot in a Silver Toyota Highlander...
On September 29 th , 2013 at 4:00 p.m. Swatara Officers received a call that a Blue Saturn Ion was swerving all over the road on Harrisburg Street near the Chestnut Pointe Apartments. The vehicle was located at 379 North Harrisburg Street by Swatara Officers where the driver Shawn Cooper, B/M/28,...