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Nov 30, 2016, 10:33 ET PA State Police Announces Thanksgiving Holiday Enforcement Results

The Pennsylvania State Police investigated 931 crashes during the five-day Thanksgiving holiday driving period from Nov. 23 through Nov. 27, 2016....


Oct 26, 2016, 15:39 ET PSP Shares Best Practices with International Police Officials

The Pennsylvania State Police recently hosted a group of visiting law enforcement officials from the African nations of Mali and Niger at...


Oct 17, 2016, 13:55 ET Pennsylvania State Police to Host "Come Get to Know Us Day"

The Pennsylvania State Police will be hosting a "Come Get to Know Us Day" at the Pennsylvania State Police Academy on Sunday, October 30, 2016 from...


Oct 07, 2016, 14:30 ET Pennsylvania State Police Adds 101 New Troopers

Commissioner Tyree C. Blocker announced that 101 men and women graduated from the State Police Academy today and were assigned to troops across the...


Jul 19, 2016, 08:27 ET Public Comment Sought as Department Seeks Re-accreditation from Leading National Non-profit Organization

As part of its continuing effort to ensure that it provides the highest level of police service to the public, the Pennsylvania State Police is...


Jul 05, 2016, 13:40 ET Fourth of July Weekend Crashes and Enforcement

During the three-day Fourth of July holiday driving period, which took place July 2 through July 4, Pennsylvania state troopers investigated a...


May 31, 2016, 16:01 ET Memorial Day Holiday Crashes Investigated by State Police

 During the four-day Memorial Day holiday driving period, which took place May 27 through May 30, state police investigated a total of 839...


Apr 18, 2016, 11:10 ET Pennsylvania State Police Captain to be Recognized for Achievements in the 2016 Women of Influence Awards

The Pennsylvania State Police is pleased to announce that Captain Kristal M. Turner-Childs has been named a recipient of the 2016 Women of...


Mar 20, 2016, 18:39 ET PA State Police Update on Fatal Armed Robbery Attempt on Turnpike

The Pennsylvania State Police is investigating an armed robbery attempt that occurred this morning just before 7:00 a.m. at the Fort Littleton...


Mar 16, 2016, 17:01 ET Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Tyree Blocker Requests Investigation by Inspector General

Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Tyree C. Blocker released the following statement on his formal request to the Office of Inspector General...


Feb 18, 2016, 15:00 ET Federal Jury Rules in Favor of State Police Troopers

A federal jury ruled in favor of two Pennsylvania State Police Troopers in a use of force case where they responded to a domestic incident on...


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 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...


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 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...


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 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...


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,...