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Jan 13, 2016, 09:42 ET

State Police Seize Over $118 Million in Prohibited Drugs in 2015

Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Tyree C. Blocker today announced troopers seized over $118 million in prohibited drugs in 2015.  "In...

Dec 29, 2015, 09:09 ET

Christmas Holiday Crash Statistics Released by State Police

 During the four-day Christmas holiday driving period, there were 632 crashes investigated by the Pennsylvania State Police.  Those...

Dec 18, 2015, 11:26 ET

PSP Seeking Women, Minority Applicants in Recruitment Effort

The Pennsylvania State Police is encouraging more people, particularly women and minorities, to join their ranks.  "We are dedicated to...

Dec 04, 2015, 13:00 ET

Pennsylvania State Police Announces 96 New Troopers

 Acting Commissioner Tyree Blocker announced that 96 men and women graduated from the State Police Academy today and were assigned to troops...

Dec 01, 2015, 08:28 ET

Thanksgiving Holiday Crashes Investigated by State Police

 Fifteen people were killed and 272 others were injured in the 1,013 crashes investigated by the Pennsylvania State Police during the five-day...

Nov 12, 2015, 14:26 ET

Pennsylvania Criminal Intelligence Center, Employees Receive National Awards

 Pennsylvania State Police has announced that the Pennsylvania Criminal Intelligence Center (PaCIC) received the National Network of Fusion...

Oct 16, 2015, 08:09 ET

Pennsylvania State Police Seize Over $18 Million in Cocaine and $16 Million in Heroin in the Third Quarter of 2015

 Pennsylvania State Police today announced troopers seized over $42 million in heroin, marijuana and other prohibited drugs in the third...

Sep 10, 2015, 09:37 ET

State Police Accepting Expired, Unwanted Prescription Medications Saturday

The Pennsylvania State Police will accept unwanted, expired and unused prescription drugs Sat., Sept. 12, as part of National Prescription Drug...

Sep 08, 2015, 11:51 ET

Labor Day Holiday Crashes Investigated by PA State Police

 Nine people were killed and 230 others were injured in the 664 crashes investigated by the Pennsylvania State Police during the four-day Labor...

Sep 04, 2015, 12:27 ET

State Police Announces 83 New Troopers

The Pennsylvania State Police announced that 83 men and women graduated from the State Police Academy today and were assigned to troops across the...

Jul 28, 2015, 11:28 ET

The Commonwealth Victim Advocate and Pennsylvania State Police Improve Notifications to Victims of Sexually Violent Predators

Commonwealth Victim Advocate Jennifer R. Storm and Pennsylvania State Police Captain Scott C. Price today announced a new partnership that ensures...

Jul 21, 2015, 12:05 ET

State Police Seize Over $27 Million in Heroin and $2.9 Million in Cocaine for the Second Quarter of 2015

Pennsylvania State Police today announced troopers seized over $34 million in heroin, marijuana and other prohibited drugs in the second quarter of...

Jun 29, 2015, 14:14 ET

PennDOT, State Police Partner to Focus on Aggressive and Impaired Driving Enforcement through Independence Day

PennDOT, Pennsylvania State Police and local police are partnering to help decrease impaired driving and aggressive behaviors through the...

Jun 16, 2015, 10:28 ET

Pennsylvania State Troopers Successfully Administer Naloxone to Unresponsive Male

The Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) today announced troopers from the Troop B, Uniontown Station, successfully administered the anti-overdose drug...

Jun 12, 2015, 09:24 ET

Pennsylvania State Police Seeking Cadet Applicants

The Pennsylvania State Police is accepting applications until June 30, 2015, for the written examination which is scheduled for August.  The...

May 22, 2015, 13:34 ET

Pennsylvania State Police Graduate 122 New Troopers

 Acting Commissioner Marcus Brown announced that 122 men and women graduated from the State Police Academy today and were assigned to troops...

May 18, 2015, 15:30 ET

PennDOT, Police Partnering to Urge Increased Seat Belt Use

PennDOT, state and local police are partnering for nationwide "Click It or Ticket" seat-belt enforcement beginning today and running through June...

Mar 16, 2015, 16:52 ET

Pennsylvania State Police Looking for Equine Donations

The Pennsylvania State Police is once again looking for a few good horses. The force's 26-horse mounted patrol unit is seeking donations of...

Dec 29, 2014, 13:44 ET

Christmas Holiday Crash Statistics Released by Pennsylvania State Police

 During the five-day Christmas holiday driving period, which took place from Dec. 24 through Dec. 28, 2014, State Police investigated a total...

Nov 14, 2014, 15:14 ET

Pennsylvania State Police Graduates 91 New Cadets

Commissioner Frank Noonan announced that 91 men and women have joined the ranks of the Pennsylvania State Police following their graduation today...