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.
Guarantee your 5K Hero Run Shirt Today!
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.
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...
On 8/11/2013 at 4:44 p.m. Swatara Officers were dispatched to Toys R Us for a report of a hit and run to an occupied vehicle on the parking lot. The victim obtained a registration plate on the striking vehicle and as a result of the investigation charged Thomas Bretz, w/m/48, 900 Block of S 61 st...
On 8/11/13, at 0316hrs, Swatara Police arrested Brad Muhlbauer, W/M/36, 1200 Block of Georgetown Road, Middletown, Pa. 17057 for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Controlled substance. Muhlbauer was operating a vehicle in the 700 block of Eisenhower Blvd when he was arrested. Muhlbauer’s...
On 6/6/13 at 1202 a.m. Swatara Police were dispatched to Derry Street at Nyes Rd for a reported accident with entrapment. The driver of one of the two vehicles, Brian Kerstetter, W/M/29, 4000 Block of Highland Rd, Elizabethtown, Pa. 17022, was arrested for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or...