Monthly Archives: March 2011

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detains 18 from speeding bus stopped in Chambersburg

By MARCUS RAUHUT Staff writer

Posted: 03/30/2011 01:25:14 AM EDT

CHAMBERSBURG — Eighteen people were detained on suspicion of being in the country illegally after their charter bus was pulled over for speeding in Chambersburg. Continue reading

Retirements could trigger trooper shortage in Pa.

By MARK SCOLFORO

– Associated Press

March 26, 2011 12:11pm EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Amid the pain in the budget proposal laid out earlier this month by Gov. Tom Corbett was some good news for the Pennsylvania State Police – a jump in funding from $879 million to $908 million. Continue reading

Trooper OKs settlement with judge, officer

By Terrie Morgan-Besecker tmorgan@timesleader.com
Law & Order Reporter

SCRANTON – A Pennsylvania state police trooper who alleged he was the victim of a “sham” investigation has agreed to settle a federal lawsuit against a Luzerne County judge and detective Continue reading

Dayton police lower standards: ‘F’ now a passing score for recruits

By ABC News Dayton | Published: 3:49 PM 03/12/2011

The Dayton Police Department is lowering its testing standards for recruits. It’s a move required by the U.S. Department of Justice after it says not enough African-Americans passed the exam. Continue reading

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Protected: State Police Summary by Fund and Appropriation 2011-2012

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PA State Police short approximately 300 troopers; 600 to 1,400 possiblity

Serious state trooper shortfalls possible without more cadet training funds, says acting PA police commissioner.
By  Chris Comisac
Deputy Bureau Chief
Capitolwire

HARRISBURG (March 2) – The commonwealth needs to look at ways to continue funding Pennsylvania State Police cadet classes, Gov. Tom Corbett’s nominee for the top state police job told senators Wednesday. Continue reading