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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Graffiti vandalism was discovered on a vacant business building at 1714 Lincoln Highway East. Large bubble letters were spray painted on the east side wall of the business, with blue, yellow and white paint. Cost to re-paint the wall is estimated at $300. Anyone with information is asked to contact...
On 2/1/16, Jacquelyn Rene BARTZ, age 29, of Greenburg PA, was arrested for misdemeanor retail theft at Wal-Mart. BARTZ concealed hair care products valued at $60.80, then exited the store without paying for the merchandise. BARTZ was charged with Retail Theft (M-2) based on a prior retail theft...
A local judge’s sentence could land a 23-year-old serial robber in state prison until he’s an elderly man. Andrew David Westry will serve 28 to 64 years in prison for a spree of 8 robberies and related offenses across Lancaster County. Westry held up stores at gunpoint in six local municipalities...
Police Log 2/1/16 RETAIL THEFT / CVS PHARMACY 551 HARRISBURG AVE OCCURRED 1/29/2016 0907 HRS An unknown Hispanic male, 20-30 years of age and approximately 6 ‘ tall, was observed filling a canvas bag with lotion, shampoo and conditioner then attempted to leave the store without paying for items...