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Nov 07, 2017, 13:16 ET Pennsylvania State Police Corporal Shot During Traffic Stop

A Pennsylvania State Police corporal was shot and injured during a traffic stop on Route 33 in the area of Route 191 in Plainfield Twp.,...


Oct 13, 2017, 12:05 ET Pennsylvania State Troopers Join 'Bigs in Blue' Mentoring Program

Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Tyree C. Blocker announced today that troopers from Troop H and the State Police Academy have volunteered to...


Sep 19, 2017, 11:53 ET Wolf Administration Unveils Prescription Drug Take-Back Boxes at 65 State Police Stations

As part of the ongoing effort to curb the opioid epidemic in Pennsylvania, officials with the Wolf Administration today announced the opening of 65...


Sep 14, 2017, 11:37 ET Pennsylvania State Police Makes Crash Reports Available Online

The Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) announced today the launch of https://crashreports.psp.pa.gov, a website that allows the public to search for...


Sep 08, 2017, 12:15 ET Pennsylvania State Police Welcomes 90 New Troopers

Commissioner Tyree C. Blocker announced today that 90 cadets graduated from the State Police Academy in Hershey and have been assigned to troops...


Sep 06, 2017, 08:27 ET Fewer Motorists Killed, Injured Over Labor Day Holiday Weekend

Fewer people were killed or injured in traffic crashes investigated by the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) over the 2017 Labor Day holiday weekend...


Sep 01, 2017, 09:59 ET Pennsylvania State Police Announces 2016 DUI Arrest Totals

The Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) announced today that troopers made 19,518 arrests for driving under the influence (DUI) in 2016. The total...


Jul 14, 2017, 09:25 ET Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Killed in the Line of Duty

Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner, Colonel Tyree C. Blocker regrets to announce the death of Trooper Michael P. Stewart from injuries he...


Jul 10, 2017, 12:13 ET State Police Seize Heroin, Other Prohibited Drugs Valued at More Than $5 Million in the Second Quarter of 2017

The Pennsylvania State Police announced today that troopers confiscated $5,451,300 in cocaine, heroin, and other prohibited drugs in the second...


May 19, 2017, 11:47 ET State Police Continues Megan's Law Compliance Checks Across Pennsylvania

With the goal of enhancing safety by making accurate, complete information about sexual offenders available to the public, the Pennsylvania State...


May 02, 2017, 14:00 ET Pennsylvania Trooper Landon Weaver Honored at State Police Memorial Ceremony

A young Pennsylvania State Police trooper who gave his life in the line of duty was remembered by his family, fellow troopers, and the public today...


Apr 07, 2017, 12:47 ET Pennsylvania State Police Announce Quarterly Firearms Purchase Denial Investigations

The Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) announced today the number of firearms purchase denials, subsequent investigations, and arrests as a result of...


Mar 10, 2017, 14:37 ET Pennsylvania State Police Seize Illegal Drugs, Weapons During Three-Day Enforcement Initiative

The Pennsylvania State Police recently partnered with law enforcement agencies from five states to take part in the 6-State Trooper Project, a...


Feb 14, 2017, 09:26 ET PA State Police Warn of 'Sweetheart Scams' on Valentine's Day

In recognition of Valentine's Day, the Pennsylvania State Police reminds the public – particularly users of dating and matchmaking websites – to...


Jan 31, 2017, 09:08 ET PA State Police Announce Change to Application Requirements for College Credit Hours

The Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) announced a notable change to the application requirements to be hired as a state police cadet. Effective...


Jan 13, 2017, 13:23 ET Pennsylvania State Police Mark National AMBER Alert Awareness Day

Today, the Pennsylvania State Police recognized AMBER Alert Awareness Day at Troop H headquarters in Harrisburg. AMBER Alert, the national early...


Dec 27, 2016, 08:34 ET Year-In-Review: PSP Takes Proactive Steps to Protect Citizens in 2016

Today, State Police Commissioner Tyree C. Blocker reviewed the department's achievements and steps taken to keep the citizens of Pennsylvania safe...


Dec 15, 2016, 08:22 ET Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over: Pennsylvania State Police Participates in National Impaired Driving Crackdown

The Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) will join with more than 10,000 law enforcement agencies nationwide to participate in the National Highway...


Dec 05, 2016, 13:16 ET Diverse Candidates Encouraged to Explore a Career with PSP

With the goal of building an agency that reflects the communities it serves, the Pennsylvania State Police reminds qualified candidates — including...


Nov 22, 2016, 08:24 ET Holiday Safety Reminders from Pennsylvania State Police

With the holiday shopping season underway, Pennsylvanians will be heading to malls and big box stores in search of the perfect gift for family and...


Nov 14, 2016, 08:31 ET Law Enforcement, PennDOT Focus on Seat-Belt Use, Impaired Driving as Holiday Travel Period Begins

The Pennsylvania State Police and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) invite parents and caregivers to make this holiday season...


Nov 01, 2016, 13:02 ET Pennsylvania State Police Announce Quarterly Firearms Purchase Denial Investigations

Pennsylvania State Police announced today the number of firearms purchase denials, subsequent investigations, and arrests as a result of such...


Sep 22, 2016, 08:37 ET 1,774 Youths Graduated from 22 Camp Cadet Programs

The Pennsylvania State Police announced that 1,774 youths graduated this year from 22 Pennsylvania State Police Camp Cadet programs held throughout...


Sep 06, 2016, 15:00 ET Labor Day Holiday Crashes Investigated by Pennsylvania State Police

Eleven people were killed and 223 others were injured in the 704 crashes investigated by the Pennsylvania State Police during the three-day Labor...


Jul 14, 2016, 11:37 ET Pennsylvania State Police Seized Over $12 Million in Prohibited Drugs in the Second Quarter of 2016

 Pennsylvania State Police today announced troopers seized over $12 million in heroin, marijuana and other prohibited drugs in the second...