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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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 Thursday March 23, 2017 at approximately 1937 hrs. Officers from Platoon A responded to a residence on the 400 blk. W. King St. for a report of a weapons offense in-progress. The initial information provided was that an unknown male had brandished a handgun at the residents of an apartment and...
A Harrisburg man was convicted Thursday in Lancaster County Court of dealing heroin and cocaine, stemming from a bust at an East Hempfield Township hotel. Lancaster County Judge Jeffery Wright convicted 42-year-old Carl Gould of felony drug-dealing and related counts on Thursday morning, following...
3/29/2017, the East Lampeter Township Police Department responded to the Wal-Mart 2034 Lincoln Highway East for a retail theft. The suspect, Teresa RIEHL, 56, of Leola, concealed assorted merchandise and exited the store without paying. RIEHL was cited with retail theft (summary) and released.
3/29/2017, the East Lampeter Township Police Department responded to the Wal-Mart 2034 Lincoln Highway East, Lancaster PA for a retail theft suspect in custody. The suspect, Darren SHOWALTER, 19, of Lancaster, removed price tags from assorted merchandise and exited the store without paying...
3/29/2017, the East Lampeter Township Police Department responded to the 00 block of Highland Dr. for a theft of a vehicle. The victim reported that his gold Ford Taurus had been stolen. While officers were taking the report a second report was received of a gold Ford Taurus in the middle of the...