The Lancaster City-County Crime Stoppers has launched a new, modern way for the community to report crimes anonymously by sending a text message. This is in addition to the current 800 number hotline.
Public notice is hereby given that the City of Lancaster, in partnership with the Lancaster County, will be submitting an application for the FY2010 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) to the U.S. Department of Justice.
“Mom Boots” is leaving the city police department after 26 years.
Detective David L. Weiser Jr. was recently recognized by the Lancaster County Human Relations Commission for his work in the community. Det. Weiser was honored at the Human Relations Commission banquet held June 5, 2009 at Lancaster Regional Hospital. Captain Brian Wiczkowski presented the award.
Every year, city police recognize their fellow officers for outstanding efforts.
Retiring police Capt. Donald Palmer has been a witness to change during decades of service to the city but, he says the need for integrity endures.
Officer Matt Odenthal knows this could be an angry driver. The vehicle's back left brake and running lights are out. The registration tags expired a month ago. "She's not going to be happy," he says matter-of-factly.
The sorrel coat shimmers in the winter sun. The gentle clopping of hooves beats against gravel. The austere equine gently neighs while he is led through a grassy field.