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 8/13/13, at 1230 p.m. Swatara Officers were dispatched to 419 N 46 th Street, Hbg, for a reported domestic disturbance. While on scene officers detected an odor of suspected marijuana inside the home. A subsequent investigation resulted in the arrest of Stacy McCann, W/F/43, 419 N 46 th Street,...
On 8/5/13 at approximately 130 a.m. Swatara Officers arrested Stephen Scott, B/M/42, 494 Kelker Street, Steelton, Pa. 17113 for Driving under the Influence. Scott was arrested while operating a vehicle in the 800 block of Highland Street in Enhaut.
On 8/2/13 Swatara Police were dispatched to the Turkey Hill at 28th and Paxton Streets for two persons acting suspiciously inside the store and possibly shoplifting. One of the persons, later identified as Amber Seidel was confronted by a store employee as she tried to leave without paying for...
On July 31st at approximately 0230hrs, Swatara Police arrested Somjit Dolan, A/F/31, 405 Radcliff Drive, Apt D, Harrisburg, Pa. 17109 for Driving Under the Influence in the 3800 block of Derry Street, Hbg.
On 8/10 2013, at 0200hrs, Swatara Police were called to an address on Chambers Street for a report of a male who had entered a home and touched a young female on her leg while she was sleeping. The male also encountered the young girl’s mother and he fled the scene when the mother advised she was...