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York Area Regional Police thank donors for K-9 contributions

Sgt. Jeff Dunbar with York Area Regional Police sent me a list of donors who contributed to the more than $20,000 needed to obtain and train the department’s new K-9, Vilko. You can read the story about Vilko’s recent introduction … Continue reading

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York’s National Night Out to give crime, drugs a “going away party”

National Night Out isn’t until Aug. 6, but York city is already looking for ideas for what they are calling a “going away party” for drugs and crime. The York City Police Department and the community have participated in National … Continue reading

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Police in York County conduct active shooter drills

Several police departments took part in active shooter drills in an effort to be prepared should any such incident take place at schools within their jurisdictions. Security officers from Harrisburg Area Community College’s York campus and members of the York … Continue reading

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Memorial service to be held for York County officers who died in the line of duty

The York County Police Heritage Museum and the York County Department of Emergency Services will host a memorial service 11 a.m. May 17 for local officers who lost their lives in the line of duty. The service allows members of … Continue reading

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Wrightsville Police Chief Ron Hege at the helm for nearly six months

Wrightsville’s Mayor Neil Habecker released a statement about the borough’s newest police chief — Ron Hege. Hege was sworn in during the Oct. 1, 2012 borough meeting and has since been looking for ways to update how the department works, Habecker … Continue reading

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West York Police release updates to website

West York Police recently updated its website to include a police blotter, news stories, alerts and a crime tip page. Click here to check it out. Under a new “wanted persons” tab, police can post suspects it has warrants for. … Continue reading

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Newberry Township Police releases video on K-9, Tazer, in action

Newberry Township Police posted this video of its K-9 Tazer to the department’s Facebook page earlier this week. The responses were all positive for the unique work that Tazer does within the department. Tazer’s handler, Officer Chris Martinez, has worked … Continue reading

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Are roving DUI patrols planned in York County for Super Bowl weekend?

It’s Super Bowl weekend, and that means party time for some people. But if you’re planning to imbibe, you need to make plans to get home safely. Police in Lancaster County will be conducting roving DUI patrols this weekend, according … Continue reading

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Is York the 18th most violent city in the U.S.? One website claims it is

A resent link was buzzing around Twitter and Facebook with the claim that York was the 18th most violent city in the United States. That number was surprising, so I decided to take a closer look and see where this … Continue reading

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Project Blue Light honors fallen police officers

Pennsylvania residents are asked to display a blue light in their home or office window in honor of fallen  law enforcement officers and their survivors, according to a news release from state police. Since Pennsylvania State Police were founded in … Continue reading

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