Serving The Townships of Heidelberg, Manheim, North Codorus and Spring Grove Borough

Recipient of the Governor’s Award for Local Government Excellence  

   2015 Annual Report   



Police Officer Testing Process is Now Open - The Southwestern Regional Police is one of eleven members of the Metro York Police Testing Consortium.  Testing with our consortium of departments will allow you to seek employment with any of these departments.  Go to the POLICE INFO / EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES section of our web site or to for additional.  The testing process closes on July 15, 2016.

National Police Week -2016 - May 15 - May 21

In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the calendar week in which May 15 falls, as National Police Week. Established by a joint resolution of Congress in 1962, National Police Week pays special recognition to those law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others. In this nation in 2015, 128 Officers were killed while performing their duties in their communities.  In Pennsylvania, since the last Police Memorial Day on May 15th, two  (2) officers were killed in the line of duty.  These are their names.  

Police Officer Lloyd E. Reed, Jr.
St. Clair Township Police Department, PA
EOW: Saturday, November 28, 2015
Cause of Death: Gunfire at a domestic disturbance

Patrolman John James Wilding
Scranton Police Department, PA
EOW: Sunday, July 12, 2015
Cause of Death: Fall over a 15' wall while chasing suspects

Daily Police Calls are Available on this Page - Have you ever seen a police officer in your neighborhood and wondered why he or she was there?  Check the "Daily Call Log" listed under MEDIA RELEASES at the top of the first page on our web site.  Arrest information in a case is often listed as this is public information.  Data that will never be listed will be in regard to medical calls or current criminal investigations.  

Crash Reports are now available on-line -  In cooperation with the the Carfax firm, you can now obtain a crash report from our department by simply going on-line to ""  There is a fee associated with the request but the time to obtain a report is much faster than the wait via a mail service.  Please know that there is a delay of approximately 7-10 days from the time of the incident, for the report to be written, approved and processed, until it will be available.    


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A Word from the Chief

Take a moment and click here to get to know more about our department and Chief Gregory Bean.

The overall philosophy of the Southwestern Regional Police Department is to provide the most professional police services possible in a fiscally responsible manner. We will achieve this by being innovative and progressive in our approach to solving problems. All employees will be tasked with this responsibility and be given the authority and the tools to accomplish these tasks.

We will not forget that the input of the residents' concerns and desires will guide this department. Being open to new ideas, being responsive to those ideas, and always looking to improve, is ultimately important. By working with residents, business owners, and all others involved in the criminal justice process, our goals are to reduce crime, disorder and to provide a safe community in which to live, work, and play.

“Continuous Improvement is What We Do.”