The Swatara Township Police Department would like to thank everyone who came out and supported this year’s 5K Hero Run! There are so many people to thank for supporting this event through donating items, money, time and man power. A BIG THANK YOU to the Pennsylvania State Police for bringing out members of their Mounted Police Unit, Faulkner Toyota for donating $10,000 to the K-9 Fund, the Harrisburg Mall for allowing us to use their property and for making several donations towar
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.
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.
As a Reminder, Trick-or-Treat Night in Swatara Township is scheduled for today, Thursday, October 31, 2013 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. and is Rain or Shine! The Swatara Township Police Department would also like to remind everyone to be safe while Trick-or-Treating and follow the below tips: Avoid Trick-...
On 10/23/13, Swatara Police were dispatched to Macy’s at The Harrisburg Mall for an uncooperative retail theft suspect. Police arrested Alexis Reynolds, b/f/20, 2118 Berryhill Street, Hbg, Pa. 17104, for Retail Theft. Reynolds also had $985.00 in outstanding warrants out of Hbg City Police...
The Swatara Township Police Department would like to thank everyone who came out to the municipal building on October 26 th between 10 am and 2 pm to drop off their unused or expired medication. This was part of the DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Program. As always, this program was a...
On 10/12/13, at 1:35 pm, Swatara Police were dispatched to the 7200 Block of Grayson Rd for a report of a vehicle trapped in high water with a male driver inside. Upon arrival the driver of the vehicle, Nicholas Kolish, w/m/65, 6630 Painted Sky Drive, Hbg, Pa. 17111, admitted to police that he had...
On 10/24/13, Swatara Police were dispatched to Walmart, 6535 Grayson Rd, Hbg, for two females that were in custody for Retail Theft. Upon arrival Officers were advised that Amy Brandt, w/f/29, 17 Mill Street, Apt B, Duncannon, Pa. 17020 and Victoria Mukalian, w/f/22, 1004 Martin Drive, Newport, Pa...