IS THIS AN EMERGENCY?
DIAL 911. DO NOT USE THIS FORM!
This form is for non-emergency use ONLY and not intended to report serious crimes or crimes in progress. If your report requires response in minutes, hours, or even days, DO NOT USE THIS FORM. Call 911 for emergencies or 717-238-9676 to reach a dispatcher for non-emergency requests. For administrative questions call the office at 717-975-7575 between 8am-4pm, Monday-Friday.
False reporting or the submission of fictitious information will be prosecuted.
Anonymous tips and reports of suspicious activity that is not active should be submitted via the “Submit a Tip” feature in Crimewatch.
Dates and times should reflect the earliest the incident could have occurred. Put additional details regarding the range of dates and times in the “Summary of Incident” section of the form.
The following criteria must be met to use this form:
- This is not an emergency
- The incident occurred in Lower Allen Township
- The crime is not in progress
- The incident has not already been reported by phone or in person to the police
- The incident occurred more than 30 minutes ago
- There is no evidence or fingerprints to collect
- The incident is not related to vehicle crash involving injury or a vehicle that required towing
Upon submission, you will receive an email indicating that your response has been received. After that, our staff will attempt to contact you within 72 hours. If 5 days have passed and you’ve received no contact from our staff (aside from the initial email acknowledging receipt of the form), please call the appropriate number above.
As this is a new process, please bear with us as we work out procedural details internally.
This form and the acknowledgement of its receipt is NOT a police report. It will be used as the basis for a police report to be generated as time allows.
ONCE YOU CLICK SUBMIT, THE FORM CANNOT BE RESCINDED. FALSE REPORTS WILL BE PROSECUTED TO THE EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY LAW. CLICKING SUBMIT ACKOWLEDGES THE TERMS OF THE USE OF THIS FORM.