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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...

Sep 23, 2014, 12:52 ET

State Police to Accept Expired, Unwanted Prescription Medications

The Pennsylvania State Police will accept unwanted, expired and unused prescription drugs Sat., Sept. 27, as part of National Prescription...

Sep 12, 2014, 13:59 ET

PennDOT, State Police Participate in National Child Passenger Safety Week

State Police and PennDOT are encouraging motorists to participate in free child passenger safety seat checkups throughout Pennsylvania as the...

Sep 02, 2014, 11:09 ET

State Police Investigate 686 Labor Day Weekend Crashes in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania State Police investigated 686 crashes during the four-day Labor Day holiday weekend driving period. Thirteen people were killed and...

Jul 16, 2014, 11:30 ET

Pennsylvania State Police Seize Over $18.3 Million in Heroin and $3.8 Million in Marijuana for the Second Quarter of 2014

 Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan today announced troopers seized over $23 million in heroin, marijuana and other prohibited...

Jul 07, 2014, 13:35 ET

Pennsylvania State Police Report 695 Crashes During Fourth of July Holiday

 During the Fourth of July holiday driving period, 247 people were injured and eight people were killed in crashes investigated by the...

Jul 02, 2014, 11:33 ET

PennDOT, State Police Partner for Impaired-Driving Enforcement through Independence Day Holiday

PennDOT, the Pennsylvania State Police and local police are partnering to make the Independence Day holiday travel safer through enforcement...

Jun 10, 2014, 11:47 ET

PA State Police Honor Personnel of the Year at the State Police Academy

 State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan presented the department's 2014 awards for the Medal of Honor, Purple Heart, Trooper of the Year,...

Jun 09, 2014, 12:04 ET

Three Pennsylvania Troopers Presented with Heroism Award

The Pennsylvania State Police recently announced that three state troopers have received the Pennsylvania Narcotics Officers' Association Heroism...

May 28, 2014, 10:23 ET

Pennsylvania State Police Release Memorial Day Weekend Crash Statistics

 The Pennsylvania State Police investigated 709 crashes during the four-day Memorial Day holiday weekend.  Those crashes, which do not...

May 19, 2014, 11:56 ET

PennDOT, Police Partnering to Encourage Increased Seat-Belt Use

PennDOT, Pennsylvania State and local police are partnering for a nationwide "Click It or Ticket" seat-belt enforcement which starts today, May 19...