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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On August 6, 2015 at 2250 hours East Hempfield Township Police were dispatched to an alarm at Francesco's, 805 Rohrerstown Rd. Upon arrival Officers observed a broken window. The owner responded to the business and determined that monies had been taken from inside the restaurant. Following an...
A Lancaster city man who shot a 7-year-old girl, instead of his intended rival, will get no relief from a 25-to-50-year prison term. The Pennsylvania Superior Court ruled Thursday that Rene Ruiz-Mayo’s appeal for relief is too late and his argument doesn’t meet the exemption for untimely filings...
A Lancaster city man was jailed after admitting to slapping and kicking a 6-year-old girl last summer because she looked at his phone. Ahmed Yarow, 41, will serve 8 to 23 months in Lancaster County Prison, followed by two years of probation, a county judge ordered. Yarow slapped the girl several...
A Quarryville man charged with killing an East Drumore girl and her mother will face the death penalty at trial. A Lancaster County prosecutor Thursday filed a notice of intent to seek a death sentence against Leeton Thomas regarding the June 11, 2015, killings on Spring Valley Road. Lisa Scheetz,...
On Wednesday, 9/23/15, ELTPD responded to a discovered theft from vehicle in the 600 blk of Patriot Dr in Greenfield Estates. Sometime between 8:00 pm and 11:00 pm an unlocked vehicle in the complex parking lot was entered. A silver Windows Surface Pro tablet computer, valued at $1,100, was...