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Pennsylvania State Capitol Police Upgrade to IWI US Tavor X95

August 1, 2017
The Pennsylvania State Capitol Police have upgraded their firearms from the IWI US Tavor SAR to the Tavor X95.

PA State Trooper Killed in Crash with Garbage Truck

July 14, 2017
Officials say Trooper Stewart’s state police vehicle collided with a garbage truck around 2:30 a.m. near the intersection of State Route 711 and State Route 271.

Police: PA Woman at Anti-Shariah Rally Attacked Police Horse

June 13, 2017
A Philadelphia woman is jailed on charges she attacked a police horse during a weekend demonstration against Shariah law in Harrisburg, PA.

More Officers Carrying Naloxone to Protect K-9s from Opioid Overdose

June 2, 2017
Some law enforcement officers in the Pittsburgh, PA, region have started carrying naloxone in case a K-9 falls ill while sniffing out drugs during detection work, such as raids and searches of cars and homes.

Ambush Killer of PA Trooper Gets Death Penalty, Unlikely to Ever be Executed

April 27, 2017
Frein was the subject of a six-week manhunt until he was arrested on Oct. 30, 2014. He was convicted last week of 12 charges, including first-degree murder and terrorism. He'd faced the possibility of life in prison or the death penalty.

Frein Guilty on All Charges for Killing of PA State Trooper

April 20, 2017
The man accused of killing a Pennsylvania state trooper was convicted of all counts by a jury on Wednesday and now faces the death penalty — more than two years after he led law enforcement on a nearly 50-day manhunt.

Many Questions Still Remain in Facebook Killer Case

April 19, 2017
"We have closure in regards to the search for Steve Stephens," Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson said yesterday after the accused Facebook killer took his own life following a short police chase in Pennsylvania. But many questions still remain for police investigators.

Facebook Murder Suspect Kills Self in PA After Pursuit, Police Say

April 18, 2017
Steve Stephens, the Cleveland murder suspect accused of posting video of the killing on Facebook, was found Tuesday in Erie County, Pennsylvania, state police said on Twitter.

PA Troopers, National Guard Escort Infant through Blizzard to Lifesaving Medical Care

March 15, 2017
The Pennsylvania State Police and the National Guard teamed up with PennDOT to ensure that Tuesday's heavy snowstorm wouldn't stop a toddler in need of life-saving medical care from getting to the hospital.

PA Trooper Killed Responding Alone to Domestic Call

December 31, 2016
Pennsylvania Trooper Landon Weaver, 23, responded alone to a domestic call Friday night before he was shot and killed by a man who had reportedly violated a protection from abuse order, Pennsylvania State Police officials said Saturday.

Pennsylvania State Police Look to Fill 500 Job Openings

December 14, 2016
The Pennsylvania State Police are recruiting candidates to fill about 500 job vacancies to bolster the department's contingent of troopers and liquor enforcement officers.

PA Trooper Tried Less-Lethal Force on Driver Dragging Him

November 16, 2016
A Pennsylvania State trooper tried to use less-lethal force to subdue a driver who was dragging him with his car Tuesday afternoon before using his duty weapon.

Officer Killed in PA Ambush, Suspect Found Dead

November 10, 2016
A manhunt is underway in western Pennsylvania for the person who shot two police officers -- killing one of them -- in an early morning ambush-style attack, state police said.

PA Trooper Wounded in 2014 Barracks Ambush Plans to Sue Suspect, Suspect’s Family

September 12, 2016
A Pennsylvania State Police trooper plans to sue Eric Frein and his family after he and another officer were shot exiting the Blooming Grove Township barracks in Pike County in September 2014.

Pennsylvania Troopers to Wear Strongsuit Gloves at Democratic National Convention

July 6, 2016
StrongSuit Inc. is partnering with the Pennsylvania State Police to outfit its officers with StrongSuit's Defender glove to protect them during patrol at the Democratic National Convention in July.

Retired Trooper Kills 2 in Turnpike Holdup, Is Shot Dead

March 21, 2016
A retired Pennsylvania state trooper killed a turnpike toll collector and a security guard in a holdup attempt at a toll plaza and then was shot dead by troopers while trying to escape with the money, authorities said.

Cheating Scandal Prompts Review of Testing Practices at Pennsylvania State Police Academy

February 29, 2016
Cheating allegations at the Pennsylvania State Police Academy have prompted a review of testing practices, as well as the removal of 29 cadets who were likely involved to date.

Man Arrested and Questioned After Deadly Trooper Ambush Sues Pennsylvania State Police

February 19, 2016
A man who was arrested then questioned about a deadly ambush at a Pennsylvania State Police barracks has sued claiming he was traumatized by overzealous troopers who detained him based on mere speculation.

Pennsylvania State Police Commander Who Led Cop-Killer Manhunt Demoted

January 11, 2016
The Pennsylvania State Police commander who helped lead the manhunt and capture of accused cop-killer Eric Frein has been demoted and stripped of his rank.

Video: Pennsylvania Officer Faked Attack, State Police Say

December 23, 2015
A West Penn Township, PA, police officer who claimed she was attacked during a traffic stop in September made it all up, state police said.
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