This resource is for building public awareness of crimes and those that commit criminal acts in Lancaster County. The information contained within this site is owned and managed by Pennsylvania law enforcement agencies and has been deemed part of the public's right-to-know.
Explore Online Map of Thousands of Overdose Incidents in Lancaster County Since 2014
Here is visual proof that the heroin/opioid epidemic is impacting nearly every community in Lancaster County. This online interactive map shows emergency overdose reports in Lancaster County since Jan. 1, 2014. Explore here: https://goo.gl/kaGzVp
Lancaster County Outlook on Police Efforts in 2017 to Slow Opioid Epidemic
Lancaster County's Drug Task Force will have additional detectives and funding in 2017 for proactive investigations to halt the opioid/heroin epidemic. See what is planned for the new year: https://goo.gl/PL9OEu
A Look at How DUI Cases are now Prosecuted in Lancaster County
Lancaster County's DUI Court launched a year ago. Here is how cases are now moving faster, resulting in defendants getting into treatment faster and police officers spending more time on the streets: https://goo.gl/xRTK11
Lancaster County Veterans Court Graduates Largest-Ever Class on Vietnam Anniversary
Lancaster County Veterans Court, which launched 4 years ago, had its largest-ever graduating class at a recent ceremony. Read about that event and how the specialty court has saved taxpayers hundreds of thousands: https://goo.gl/GsGbmD
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One person was shot Wednesday morning in a Lititz-area parking lot after an apparent road-rage incident between two drivers. Preliminary investigation indicates two men in separate cars were driving on Newport Road before pulling off into the parking lot of Family Cupboard Restaurant & Buffet,...
On 5/5/15, ELTPD were dispatched to Lancaster General Hospital for an assault victim from a domestic dispute at the Super 8 Hotel, 2129 Lincoln Highway East. The female victim reported that Shawn Patrick DAVIS, B/M/21 of W. King St. Lancaster City, punched and slapped her face multiple times during...
At 4:49 am, 5/6/15, ELTPD responded to a burglary that just occurred. Arriving officers were informed that a Black male wearing all black clothing had just broken into an unoccupied room and was last seen running towards Old Philadelphia Pike. It was discovered that forced entry was made into two...
The Strasburg Police would like to remind everyone to keep their doors locked. There have been some calls of homes being entered through some unlocked doors. Please take a proactive approach to secure your homes and vehicles.
At 2:17 am, 4/30/15, an unknown male attempted to enter an occupied room at the 1722 Motor Lodge. The security chain on the door prevented the male from entering the room. Upon awakening the occupant of the room, the suspect fled towards Old Philadelphia Pike. The suspect was described as a Black...