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 Township Police are looking for help identifying these two subjects alleged to have been involved in a retail theft incident at the Target in High Pointe Commons, on 8/8/13. Anyone with information on these persons are asked to contact Swatara Twp PD at (717) 564-2550 or to submit an...
The Swatara Township Police Department would like to thank everyone who came out for our annual National Night Out Against Crime. It was a huge success. We would also like to thank all of the businesses and organizations who attended and/or made donations to the event. We could not have done this...
Join us tonight, August 6, from 6pm to 9pm at Vanatta Park for the annual Swatara Township Police Department National Night Out. Vanatta Park is located in the 4800 block of Derry Street behind 7-11. This event is free of charge and is open to residents and non-residents of Swatara Township. During...
On 7/30/13, at 1300hrs, Swatara Twp Police took Randy Schildt, w/m/51, Hbg, into custody for the alleged sexual assault of a five year old girl that took place over the weekend of 7/27 at the Rutherford Park Town Homes. Schildt, who was also wanted by the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office for a...
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...