Pennsylvania State Police
Gov. Tom Wolf is preparing to name his pick to lead the Pennsylvania State Police, a decision sure to be closely scrutinized after his initial choice became the first such nominee to be voted down in recent memory.
State police officials say they are investigating reports that a northeastern Pennsylvania trooper made a racial joke earlier this year on Facebook.
Twenty years after a woman’s head and torso were found in Chester County, and her legs found in Bucks County, police are once again reaching out to the public for help in trying to identify her.
Reading police say they were chasing 35-year-old Daniel Arroyo-Vazquez after he got into a victim’s car at gunpoint, injected heroin, and eventually drove off, leaving the victim behind.
Senate majority leader Jake Corman said he hopes Gov. Wolf will not resubmit Brown’s nomination.
The Senate Law and Justice Committee sent Brown’s nomination to the full state senate for a vote without a recommendation for confirmation.
The crash happened around 3:00 a.m. near the on ramp for the Schuylkill Expressway westbound.
Former State Police Firearms Instructor Pleads Guilty In Shooting Death Of Trooper In Montgomery County
Forty-three-year-old former State Police Corporal Richard Schroeter has pleaded guilty to recklessly endangering others in connection with the fatal shooting of a Pennsylvania State Trooper during a training session in Montgomery County in September.
State police in Lehigh County say 51-year-old Sen. Patrick Browne was on a Harley-Davidson motorcycle that was heading west on I-78 when it went out of control on an Allentown off-ramp just after 4:30 p.m. Saturday.
It happened around 5:30 Saturday morning in the eastbound lanes of the Turnpike near the Bensalem exit.
The trooper’s brother says his family is still upset because they feel more serious charges should have been brought against the state police firearms instructor who accidentally shot him.
The Pennsylvania State Police is sending 300 troopers and other personnel to help authorities in Baltimore as they try to maintain peace and prevent a repeat of looting and arson that erupted earlier this week.
The Senate voted unanimously Monday to rename the Blooming Grove exit in Pike County for Cpl. Bryon Dickson. The bill now goes to the House.
State police say a 79-year-old inmate serving a life sentence for fatally shooting a man who robbed him has died of natural causes.
Did you hear the one about the pot-bellied pig at Burger King? Pennsylvania State Police swear it’s not a whopper.