5.19.15 Police Officer Shot, Suspect Killed

19 May 2015 by Todd Umstead

At 12:27 PM, May 19, Lancaster City Police Officers responded to 305 E. Chestnut St. after receiving information that a wanted person was at this address. Officers confirmed that an arrest warrant existed for the subject and confirmed that he was at this location.

Employment Opportunity - Crime Analyst

7 May 2015 by Todd Umstead

The City of Lancaster is currently accepting applications for the position of Crime Analyst for the Bureau of Police. Job requirements and description are listed below:

New Police Officer Sworn In

7 May 2015 by Todd Umstead

The Lancaster City Bureau of Police welcomed its newest member today, May 7th 2015. Officer Nicholas Langan, shown below with Mayor Richard Gray, was sworn in this morning during a ceremony at City Hall. Off. Langan is from Baltimore, MD where he served for three years as a patrolman in...

5.7.15 UPDATE Shooting Investigation - Wanted Person

7 May 2015 by Todd Umstead

   On May 6th, 2015 at approximately 1:08 pm, Lancaster City Police Officers responded to calls for shots fired in the area of the 300 blk. of S. Queen Street.  Soon after officers arrived they learned that a two-year-old child was struck in the foot.

5.6.15 Shooting

6 May 2015 by Todd Umstead

At approximately 1:08 pm Lancaster City Police responded to the area of Strawberry St. and Locust St. for a report of multiple gunshots. Officers patrolling nearby quickly arrived at the scene. It was initially determined that a male shooter fired multiple gunshots at a sedan containing several occupants.