Public Advisory on Police Crime Scenes

The Chambersburg Police Department would like to first thank the citizen's of Chambersburg for all of the assistance that is provided during criminal investigations.  Solving crime takes a strong partnership between the police and the community.  Police investigations often includes a crime scene where evidence is analyzed, documented and collected.  In cases involving crimes scenes of all varieties the police want to stress the importance of preserving that crime scene as to not taint any evidence or discredit an investigation.  It is a crime to tamper with evidence or interfere with official law enforcement activities or investigations.  These crimes will result in arrests and charges being brought against the perpetrator.  The cooperation of the community is appreciated as it allows the Chambersburg Police Department to conduct a thorough and equitable investigation.