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 25 July 2013, at approximately 5 p.m., Swatara Police responded to 4600 High Point Blvd - Target for a robbery. Victim reports that she walked out of Target with her granddaughter and entered her vehicle. Once seated in the driver's seat, a white male opened the driver's door and stated "give me...
CITIZENS BEWARE: Swatara Township Police are investigating two reported incidents of diversion-style burglaries. On both occasions, three white males (approximately 30, 45, and 55 years old) arrived at the victim's home driving a white 4-door station wagon or SUV. One of the males stayed with the...
UPDATE: On 8/27/13 the Suspect in this case has been Arrested and Identified as JOhnny Borges-DeJesus. The Swatara Township Police have had numerous break-ins to vehicles in the area of the Green Belt. The pictured suspect is believed to be involved, and we need your help to identify him. Please...
On Monday morning July 22, 2013 at 0111 hours Swatara Township Police were dispatched to 501 Mall Road at the front entrance to Dauphin County Prison for a disturbance. Officers arrived to find the suspect identified as Lashay Capri Walsh b/f/22 DOB: 4-1-91 of 2400 Block of Harris Terrace...
Two Swatara Township Police officers on foot patrol made a drug arrest at a local hotel over the weekend in Swatara Township. On Sunday July 21, 2013 at 10:47 a.m. officers arrested Jeremy A. Johnson of Raritan, New Jersey b/m/29 DOB: 4-12-84 for Possession of a Small Amount of Marijuana and...