Police Department

Department Mission

The mission of the Lower Swatara Township Police Department is to create a safer community by reducing crime, ensuring the safety of our citizens, and to build trust through transparent actions and positive community engagement.

Core Values

  • Excellence: Performing at the highest standard.
  • Integrity: Always doing what is right and having strong moral principles.
  • Service: Working to meet the community's needs
  • Professionalism: We will be above reproach and exhibit a professional demeanor in dealing with those we serve.

Police Department - 939-0463

Daniel Tingle, Acting Chief
Lisa Backus, Administrative Assistant
David E. Frantz, Sergeant
Scott Young, Sergeant
Robert H. Appleby, Detective
Antonio Gonzalez, Jr., Detective
Jason Heckendorn
Ryan A. Lesko
Joshua A. Malott
Jonathan Miller
Patrick Ribec
Randall T. Richards
Spencer Rios
Jordan Thomas
Derek Weinoldt

Police Pension Advisory Board:

Daniel Tingle
Tim Noll
Michael J. Davies
Chris DeHart
Antonio Gonzalez

Community Policing Advisory Committee

James Kazakavage
Darlene Stoudt
Donald Bailes