Apply Now to Become a Police Officer in Lancaster County; Consortium Tests in September
Anyone interested in becoming a police officer in Lancaster County can apply NOW for the testing consortium to be held in September. Twenty-seven (27) departments are participating. Learn more HERE: http://bit.ly/2JelvfQ
Detective Calls it a Career After Serving Lancaster County for 4 Decades
Joseph Hockley, a longtime investigator of homicides and child abuse, recently called it a career after 36 years. READ about his accomplishments and retirement plans: https://goo.gl/aQhuoZ
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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 Recent Overdose Incidents in Lancaster County
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 between October 2017 and March 2018. Explore here: http://bit.ly/2JceJHz
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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An Ohio man admitted this week in Lancaster County Court to beating a man outside an East Lampeter Township bar because the victim asked him about taking his cowboy-style hat. Troy M. Hardesty, 28, pleaded guilty to felony aggravated assault and misdemeanor theft regarding the June 5 incident at...
On Wednesday 12/14/16 at 1745hrs, Megan Ebling, 29 of Ephrata, was charged with Indirect Criminal Contempt after violating a Protection From Abuse Order effective on that date. Ebling was listed as a Defendant on the order which, in part, evicted her from her residence until a future hearing. After...
WILLIAM E. McGINNIS, AGE 18, OF COLUMBIA, WAS CITED FOR DRIVING WHILE OPERATING PRIVILEGE IS SUSPENDED OR REVOKED, IN THE 200 BLOCK OF WALNUT STREET, 09 DECEMBER 2016. WALTER DUANE BAUGHN, AGE 52, OF MISSISSIPPI, WAS CITED FOR ACCIDENTS INVOLVING DAMAGE TO UNATTENDED VEHICLE OR PROPERTY, AFTER A...
A prison inmate challenging his trial conviction for plotting to kill three Lancaster city cops will get no relief. The Pennsylvania Superior Court on Tuesday denied Akeem K. Washington’s request for relief of his conviction and 25½-to-60-year prison sentence. Washington, 32, was convicted last...
On Tuesday, December 13, 2016, at about 2PM, an officer from the West Hempfield Township Police Department conducted a traffic stop during his patrol duties in the 3500 block of Columbia Avenue, in West Hempfield Township. When officers were speaking with the driver, an odor of Marijuana was...