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 5/6/15, Amy Beth COLLEDGE, age 33, of Everett PA, was arrested for felony Retail Theft at Wal-Mart. COLLEDGE concealed various cosmetics valued at $177.46 in her purse, then exited the store without paying for the merchandise. COLLEDGE was taken into custody and charged with felony Retail Theft...
On 5/6/15, ELTPD responded to the 300 blk of Snakehill Road for a burglary and theft that just occurred fifteen minutes prior. It was reported to arriving officers that the property owner had observed a White male walking from an unoccupied business shop on the property. The owner confronted the...
On 5/6/15, ELTPD responded for a discovered burglary and theft at a residence in the 00 block of Quarry Road. Forced entry was made into the residence sometime between 8:15 am and noon. Two boxes of personal checks were discovered stolen from the kitchen table. Anyone with information is asked to...
Ephrata Police are investigating a burglary that occurred at the New Life Fellowship Church at 420 East Fulton Street, Ephrata Township overnight May 3 into May 4, 2015. On the morning of Monday May 4, 2015, Church staff discovered that someone forced entry into the church and stole the Sunday...
We'd like to inform citizens on how to spot ATM skimmers. It's not as easy as one might think. Although Ephrata has no known incidents of this crime, the Ephrata Police still want our community members to be aware of what is out there. The link below will take readers to a fairly recent and...