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
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.
Swatara Twp Police, with the assistance of Steelton and Lower Swatara Twp Police Departments, have made an arrest in an investigation spanning the past several months of a male who had been passing counterfeit 50 and 100 dollar bills to local businesses. Cobb passed counterfeit bills at Hardee’s on...
Three Mile Island, in cooperation with the counties around the plant, will conduct a test of its new, upgraded emergency notification siren system on Thursday, August 29 at 12:15 p.m. (EDT). The test is part of the process of qualifying the new, upgraded system for service. The original siren...
Swatara Police have captured the Green Belt theft suspect. On 8/27/2013, Swatara Detectives were at the CSR recycling Center on Cameron Street on an investigation when they recognized a male who was standing in line to sell scrap as a suspect in a string of unsolved vehicle breakins that had taken...
On 7/20/13, at 2:20 am, Swatara Police were dispatched to the 5800 block of Paxton Street for a report of a vehicle that had crashed into a ditch. As a result of the accident investigation the driver of the vehicle Edward Chatley, w/m/58, 7500 Chambers Hill Rd, Hbg, was arrested for Driving Under...
On 6/3/13, at approximately 2:30 PM, Swatara Police were called to the Mid Penn Bank, 4509 Derry Street, Hbg, for a report of an unknown B/M who had just robbed the bank. The suspect had displayed a threatening note and fled the store after receiving an undisclosed amount of cash. Swatara...