York Area Regional Police Department

  • Agency: York Area Regional Police Department
  • Address: 33 Oak St, York, 17402 PA
  • Chief: Thomas Gross (Chief of Police)
Phone: 717-741-1259

York Area Regional Police Department is located at 33 Oak St, York, 17402 PA. The Chief of Police of the department is Thomas Gross. The York Area Regional Police Department phone number is 717-741-1259.

York Area Regional Police Department News

Windsor Township is declaring a burn ban at the recommendation of the PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Bureau of Forestry. The burn ban is effective immediately and will remain in effect until Saturday April 14, 2018 at 8:00 p.m.

SNOW EMERGENCIES: Windsor Township and Jacobus Borough have declared snow emergencies. This requires vehicles parked on streets within those municipalities must be removed from the roadways, or risk being towed. Windsor Township: effective March 20, 2018 at 5pm until Wednesday March 21, 2018 at 9 pm. Jacobus Borough: effective noon March 20, 2018 until March 22, 2018 at 8 am.

News release from PennDot and the Center for Traffic Safety. News for Immediate Release March 19, 2018 Local and State Law Enforcement Agencies to Participate in Aggressive-Driving Enforcement Initiative Forty-six local law enforcement agencies throughout south central Pennsylvania will join the Pennsylvania State Police to conduct the second targeted aggressive driving enforcement wave beginning today (3/19) and continuing through April 29, 2018. As part of the Aggressive Driving Enforcement and Education Project, the second wave will aim to reduce the number of aggressive driving related crashes, injuries and deaths on roadways throughout the State. Any aggressive driver stopped by police will receive a citation. The enforcement wave will focus on speeding, work zones safety violations and keeping right-passing left. Motorists exhibiting other unsafe behaviors such as driving too fast for conditions, following too closely, or other aggressive actions will also be cited. Statewide, municipal police agencies that participated in last year’s campaign wrote 44,610 aggressive-driving related citations, including 27,017 for speeding. Failing to stop for red lights and stop signs resulted in 2,493 citations. Additionally, the enforcement accounted for 33 felony arrests, 94 fugitives apprehended, 137 impaired driving arrests and 1,203 occupant protection citations. The aggressive driving enforcement is a part of the Pennsylvania Aggressive Driving Enforcement and Education Project and is funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Please visit penndot.gov/safety for more information.

Stolen Vehicles: The Police Department has investigated 4 stolen vehicles within the last few days. These vehicles have been left unlocked with the keys inside or warming-up in the morning. The Police Department advises to keep your vehicle locked when unattended, do not leave your keys or other valuables in the vehicle to include firearms. Pay attention for suspicious people in your neighborhoods and if seen call 911.

Warning: Outgoing Mail Theft in York Township area of South George Street near Old Baltimore Pike. On 2-19-2018 at approximately 0900 hours, a resident's mail was stolen out of the mailbox by individuals operating a Black Nissan Altima with tinted windows. Suspects targeting mailboxes with Flags up hoping to steal checks which are in turn used to create counterfeit checks.

Officer Andy Mallette and Corporal David Clegg received a Departmental award for the observation of a burglary-in-progress, the apprehension and arrest of the suspect. December 30, 2017 Corporal Clegg, while on patrol, observed an individual approach a business on foot, and break the store front glass and enter the building. The suspect was able to flee the store on foot, but was apprehended by Ofc. Mallette a short time later. Great Job!

Police are looking for a Hispanic male possibly wearing a red sweatshirt that fled on foot from a stolen vehicle in the area of Kendale East in Windsor Township. This area covers Freysville Rd, Hope Dr., Manor Rd., Windsor Rd., and the adjoining neighborhoods. A State Police helicopter is in the area as well. If you see a person matching that description call 911.

Metropolitan York Police Testing Consortium is holding a recruiting fair at the Utz Arena until 7 pm. Numerous police departments throughout York County are looking for qualified candidates to apply for police officer careers. You can apply at www.yorkpolicejobs.org

Looking to identify retail theft suspects, anyone with information should contact Officer James Hess.

*********UPDATE*********** The persons have been identified. Thank you all for your quick work and helping your police and community out! The pics have been removed as the persons have been identified. Police are looking to identify the pictured subjects related to the theft of a purse from a motor vehicle. The pictured individuals used contents from the stolen purse a day after the theft at a local department store. If you have information related to the identity of either of the pictured persons please contact Officer Brice at 717-741-1259 or rbrice@yapd.org. You can also message this FB page, but please be aware this page is not staffed full time.

Today, Red Lion School Officials received information that a student had a gun at school. Red Lion School Officials notified the School Resource Officer of the information they had received. The SRO has taken a student into custody without incident and recovered the firearm.

Vehicle accident Indian Rock Dam Rd. Clearing expected within 30min https://t.co/rV7kfpztHz

Avoid Cape Horn Road at Winners Circle: accident 11/21/17 @ 2:40 pm

The Thanksgiving holiday is quickly approaching and every year there are numerous crashes that occur during this time with the increased travel on the roadways. Do not drive after drinking alcohol and always wear your seat belts and secure children in the appropriate child restraint devices. Officers will be out day and night enforcing traffic laws, and citing for restraint violations.

Please be aware of phishing scams utilizing governmental e-mail addresses. Multiple people have reported receiving an e-mail from members of this department containing a link with a subject line referring to an invoice. Please know that we as well as other governmental entities do not send invoices via e-mail to individuals. Please do not click on email links that you are not sure of the source.

The York Area Regional Police Department is conducting Aggressive Driving Enforcement traffic details. Remember to drive carefully, obey the traffic signs and speed limits, always wear your seatbelts and make sure your children are properly fastened in their booster seats, and car seats. *We are a regional police department and do not receive any fine revenue for the citations issued*

RETIREMENT York Area Regional Police Department announces the retirement of Clarence "Lee" Morris, Jr after 27 years of service. Lee Morris started his police career with Lower Windsor Township Police, and then was employed by Windsor Township Police Department. Lee became an officer of the York Area Regional Police Department upon the formation of the regional department. Lee was the first school resource officer for the York County School of Technology and remained in that position from 2010-2016. Lee returned to patrol where he finished out his career. We wish Officer Morris all the best in retirement.

October 5, 2017 at 9:30 am York Area Regional Police officers were dispatched to a carjacking in the parking lot of a store along Leader Heights Rd. The suspect displayed a knife to the owner of the vehicle while she was seated in the driver's seat and told her to move over to the passenger seat. While in the passenger seat she waited until he was distracted getting into the vehicle and fled through the passenger side of the vehicle and into the store. The suspect then stole her vehicle and left the area. A short time later the stolen vehicle driven by the suspect crashed in Glen Rock borough where he exited the vehicle and stole another vehicle at knife-point and drove off with the driver/owner still in the vehicle. Approaching police officers, Southern Regional and York Area Regional later assisted by PA State police, engaged in a police pursuit with the suspect. The suspect let the passenger out of the vehicle and continued in his fleeing until crashing while attempting to negotiate a curve. He was taken into custody and identified as Roy Shane Worrall, 31 years old, and will be charged with the following: Robbery of a Motor Vehicle, Simple Assault, Theft, Receiving Stolen Property and Criminal Attempt to Commit Kidnapping. He also has several outstanding warrants, and additional charges from Southern Regional Police Department.

Motor vehicle accident, road closed South Pleasant at Arbor Dr, avoid area police are on scene https://t.co/kyzDmp2Mke