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.
While conducting routine hotel checks, Officers located JAMES SHEMAS at the Red Roof Inn located at 950 Eisenhower Boulevard. Within SHEMAS’ room, Officers located a small amount of marijuana, a marijuana pipe, numerous syringes, and a small amount of heroin. SHEMAS was taken into custody and...
On 8-30-13, Swatara Officers responded to the Walmart located at 6535 Grayson Road for a theft complaint. Officers took WENDY JOHNSON into custody for Retail theft, after she attempted to push a cart full of merchandise through the front door without paying. The goods were valued at approximately $...
On 8-8-13, Swatara Officers came into contact with NITASHA DUNBAR in the 100 block of Worcester Avenue. DUNBAR had driven to the area where the police were located, and appeared to be under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance. She was placed under arrest for DUI. A search incident to...
On Thursday August 29th at 10:50pm Swatara Police were dispatched to the 6700 block of Huntingdon Street for a reported robbery. A female advised that she was at home with another male when an unknown person knocked on her door. The victim alleged that when she opened the door a black male with a...
During the daytime hours of Tuesday, August 27th, unknown persons forcibly entered and burglarized a residence in the 100 Block of North 45th Street in Swatara Township. A large amount of jewelry was taken from within the residence. Anyone with information on potential suspects or suspicious...