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“I just don’t understand how we can’t put more money into the state police.” Rep. Tim Mahoney, a Fayette County Democrat

Pa. lawmakers question state police about trooper shortage

Posted: Tuesday, February 25, 2014 5:00 am | Updated: 6:28 am, Thu Feb 27, 2014.

By Natasha Lindstrom Staff Writer

HARRISBURG — If the Pennsylvania State Police filled all its vacancies, about 500 more troopers would be patrolling highways and investigating crimes throughout the commonwealth. Continue reading

Tuesday, 15 May 2012 08:49

Harrisburg WITF

State Police say low numbers demand changing trooper stations, patrols

Plans to close a state trooper barrack and shift personnel from another facility could become a common theme if the agency’s numbers keeping dropping, the top official of the Pennsylvania State Police said at a joint legislative hearing on Monday.  Cameras rolled as state lawmakers asked hard-hitting questions about a plan to close an Ephrata, Lancaster County state police barrack and rejigger Continue reading

Officials rap state police

Lancaster Intelligencer

Originally Published May 15, 2012 23:08

Staff Writer
The county’s top law enforcement official wasn’t notified. Neither was the chairman of the county commissioners.

State lawmakers here?

They, too, were kept in the dark. The brass of the Pennsylvania state police kept their plan to shutter the Ephrata barracks and strip Lancaster of its headquarters hush-hush — that is, until word began to spread from the troopers and their union about a month ago. Continue reading

“[S]tate police project approximately 500 vacancies by June 2013.”

Governor Corbett’s Budget Plan Funds New PA State Police Cadet Class

By Pennsylvania State Police

Published: Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012 – 9:22 am

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 7, 2012 — /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Governor Tom Corbett’s proposed 2012-13 budget will allow Pennsylvania State Police to add a cadet class of 115 troopers to help with the decrease in staffing this year, Commissioner Frank Noonan said today. Continue reading

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

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

State police: Trooper likely froze to death

Republican & Herald – justin strawser – ‎7 hours ago‎

BLOOMSBURG – The death of suspended state police trooper David Alan Lynch was likely due to exposure …

Police: Trooper’s death considered accidental

by justin strawser (staff writer

Published: February 5, 2011 /

BLOOMSBURG – The death of a suspended state trooper whose body was found Wednesday in the Roaring Creek Tract of Weiser State Forest after he had been missing for five days is considered accidental at this point, according to police. Continue reading

Governor-elect Tom Corbett nominates northeast regional director for the Attorney General’s Bureau of Narcotics Investigation Frank Noonan, 64, of Lackawanna County, to head the state police.

Gov.-elect Tom Corbett nominates Corrections secretary, Pennsylvania State Police commissioner

Friday, December 17, 2010, 1:14 PM

By KARI ANDREN, The Patriot-News

Gov.-elect Tom Corbett announced his appointments today for Secretary of the Department of Corrections and commissioner of the Pennsylvania State Police. Continue reading

Protected: Letter from PSTA President Edwards to PSP Colonel Pawlowski regarding department not inviting the PSTA to participate in dedication ceremony naming section of SR 611 in honor of Trooper Joshua D. Miller

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