Daily Archives: 1, March 25, 2008

STATE POLICE PROMOTE 56 MEMBERS TO RANK OF CORPORAL

HERSHEY (March 24, 2008)- Fifty-six members of the State Police were promoted to the rank of corporal Continue reading

STATE POLICE PROMOTE 30 MEMBERS TO RANK OF SERGEANT

HERSHEY (March 24, 2008) – Thirty members of the State Police were promoted to the rank of sergeant Continue reading

PA State Police Ceremonial Unit: “…utmost respect and honor.”

State police color guard draws praise

PA State Police Ceremonial Unit

PA State Police Ceremonial Unit

March 24. 2008

I want to praise the participation of state police in the funeral of one of their own at Dusckas Funeral Home March 4. Stephen Saber was a retired state police corporal with more than 35 years of service.

The following troopers were part of the color guard: Sgt. Robert Clark (Erie), Trooper James Francic (Franklin), and Troopers Jeffrey Brock and Thomas Plunkard (Pittsburgh). Continue reading

Rendell administration paid law firms $111 million for advice

State paid law firms $111 million for advice

Wednesday, March 12, 2008 By Tom Barnes, Post-Gazette Harrisburg Bureau

HARRISBURG — Everyone knows that it helps to have friends in high places, as was proven again yesterday when statistics released by Gov. Ed Rendell showed that 20 high-powered law firms have earned $111 million working for the Rendell administration. Continue reading

2Fer: Sheriff’s Lobbyist Hazen, PSP (Ret.) explains Sheriff’s & PA State Police policy on revoked gun permits

Note: No word yet on which jersey Hazen will wear into the hall of fame.

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

Posted on Mon, Mar. 24, 2008

Lawyer: Case shows Pa. sheriffs have too much say in gun permits

DAN NEPHIN

The Associated Press

PITTSBURGH – A sheriff revoked a retired school teacher’s firearm-carrying permit but under state law, doesn’t have to specify why.

The man’s lawyer and a gun rights group say what happened to Gary A. Young shows that sheriffs may have too much discretion deciding who can legally carry concealed guns. Continue reading