The Mechanicsburg Police Department participates in an active crime watch. Meetings were started in 1998 by Mayor Jack Ritter. The crime watch meetings take place at the Mechanicsburg Place senior center. The Mechanicsburg Place is located at 97 West Portland Street, Mechanicsburg, PA. Meetings occur the second Monday of every month and start at 7 PM.
The meetings include an update on the previous months crimes by the Mechanicsburg Police Department liason. A guest speaker provides a presentation on a particular topic each month. The meeting concludes with an ice cream social where guests can interact with each other, as well as the guest speaker and the police department representative. Come join the group for an entertaining and informative presentation.