PRESS RELEASE 5.14.2015
CRIME OF THE WEEK 15-15
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:
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...
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.
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.
Lancaster City Police are seeking assistance from the public regarding an armed robbery investigation. On April 17, 2015 at approximately 9:34 a.m. a 72-year-old city man was walking in the area of the 1st blk. of N. Mary St.
SCAM ALERT! Over the last four hours we have had two similar incidents: An unknown subject calls the victims on their cell phones. The suspect tells the victim they have a family member who was in a car accident and that the caller assaulted the family member.