Daily Archives: 1, March 3, 2008

Major James B. Hazen, PSP (Ret.) continues his lobbying efforts to restore deputies’ powers of arrest

[Supplementing his PSP retirement income, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Sheriff’s Association, Major James B. Hazen, PSP (Ret.) continues his lobbying efforts to restore deputies’ powers of arrest in opposition to the Fraternal Order of Police, Pennsylvania State Police, et al.]

Registered Lobbyist James B. Hazen
Executive Director
Pennsylvania Sheriffs Assn
2426 North Second Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110
Phone: 717.236.7336 / Fax #: 717.236.7332

jhazenpsa@aol.com

Deputies debate authority

03/02/2008

BY BEN WOLFGANG

STAFF WRITER

bwolfgang@republicanherald.com

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Lt. Colonel Frank E. Pawlowski, deputy commissioner of operations for the state police, testified against restoring sheriff’s department power.

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Deputies’ main foes in their fight for arrest powers are Pennsylvania State Police officials in Harrisburg, according to Hazen.

“Frankly, they somehow perceive the sheriffs as a threat,” he said.

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Continued