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Governor Salutes N.Y. Trooper's Bubbly Personality At Memorial

January 26, 2010
Police say Mattice, 31, was driving a cruiser back to the barracks in upstate New York from her shift at a central New York school when she apparently drifted into the oncoming lane and collided with a tractor-trailer.

Suspect in Pa. Trooper Ambush Found Dead in Home

January 14, 2010
A Pennsylvania state trooper responding to a domestic dispute in a rural neighborhood in Venango County was shot and killed yesterday as he got out of his car, and the man believed to be responsible for the shooting and his wife were later found dead inside their home.

State Trooper Ambushed and Killed in Pennsylvania

January 13, 2010
The shooting occurred after Trooper Paul G. Richey, 40, was called out to a domestic dispute at 11:34 today, along with Trooper Jason Whitman.

Becoming a New Jersey State Trooper

December 14, 2009

New Jersey state trooper Lisa Nieves talks about her experiances entering a male-dominated field and how she achieved her dream of becoming a state trooper. She reached out to mentors in the department who encouraged her to reach for her goal.

Alaska State Trooper Shoots, Kills Knife-Wielding Man; Man's Mother Found Dead

November 25, 2009
An Alaska State Trooper shot and killed a naked, knife-wielding man at a Fairbanks home Tuesday morning after he confronted officers and refused to put down the weapon, according to troopers. Investigators later found the body of his mother inside the home lying next to a phone.

N.C. Trooper Says Agency Dismissed Him For Losing Hat

November 24, 2009
Officer Thomas Wetherington, 22, says he was treated unfairly when the North Carolina Highway Patrol dismissed him in August over a lost hat.

Former Wyoming Trooper Gets 15 Years For Kidnapping Scheme

November 23, 2009
A former Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper received a 15-year prison sentence for an elaborate scheme to kill a Wal-Mart truck driver and seek a settlement from the corporation, the Justice Department announced.

Laid-off Michigan Troopers Leaving State

November 18, 2009
Approximately half of the Michigan trooper recruits who were laid off earlier in the year are leaving the state or taking part-time jobs, the Herald-Palladium reports.

R.I. Troopers Find Driver Who Fled Scene With Victim Lodged In Windshield

October 27, 2009
Rhode Island state troopers found a Providence man hiding in his closet, after he had fled the scene of a traffic accident where he had allegedly struck three pedestrians, including one that was lodged in his windshield, the agency announced.

Former Wyoming Troopers Face Steroid Charges

September 10, 2009
Authorities say Devan Henderson and Franklin Ryle Jr. smuggled steroids from Mexico to Wyoming in a vanilla bottle, while Adam Longo allegedly purchased them at a Casper gym. Agents with the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation learned about the allegations earlier this year while investigating Ryle for kidnapping a Wal-Mart truck driver.

Video: State Trooper Punches Sergeant During FOP Fundraiser

September 7, 2009
A fundraiser for a deceased Providence police officer turned ugly early Saturday when an off-duty state trooper allegedly punched a Providence police sergeant in the face at the police union hall, the Providence Journal reports.

Video: Pa. Trooper, Suspect Killed in Mountain Highway Shootout

June 8, 2009
Pennsylvania Trooper Joshua Miller died exchanging gunfire Sunday, after police pursued a suspect for 40 miles at high speeds in the Pocono Mountains, WNEP TV reports.

Prosecutor: N.J. Trooper Reckless in Crash that Killed Teens

May 7, 2009
Three weeks after New Jersey State Trooper Robert Higbee blew through a stop sign while on duty, crashing into a minivan and killing two teen-agers, he told investigators that he remembered stopping at the sign and looking both ways before proceeding through the intersection.

Speeding Driver Was Rushing to Bid on eBay "Star Wars" Collectible

March 13, 2009
Just after 9 p.m., a State Patrol trooper patrolling Interstate 90 saw a speeding 2004 Volkswagen R32 passing other vehicles in the express lane in the Mount Baker Tunnel. As the Volkswagen came out of the tunnel, the trooper clocked it going 110 mph as it continued across the floating bridge. With the trooper behind him, the driver eventually pulled over on Mercer Island.

Mass. State Police Captain Killed When Car Hits Pole on Route 1

January 29, 2009
Captain Richard J. Cashin, who joined law enforcement in 1980, the same year his uncle was shot to death while working as a Chelsea police officer, was the overnight shift commander for State Police Troop A, whose jurisdiction stretches from Revere to the New Hampshire border, officials said.

S.C. Trooper Told to Plead Guilty or Stand Trial

January 22, 2009
A federal judge has ordered a South Carolina state trooper caught on video trying to run down a suspect to either plead guilty or stand trial on the charges.

Missouri Inmates to Get Cold-Case Playing Cards

January 10, 2009
In Missouri, the cards feature details about unsolved murders, missing persons and fugitives. Missouri State Patrol Sgt. Jason Clark said his agency had enough cold cases to fill several 52-card decks. So they had to be selective. The Brooks case has frustrated authorities because the young girl is believed to be dead and her body has never been found, despite promising suspects over the years.

S.C. Trooper Charged with Federal Civil Rights Violation

January 8, 2009
A South Carolina state trooper seen on video hitting a fleeing suspect on foot with his patrol car at a Columbia apartment complex in 2007 has been charged with a federal civil rights violation.

Federal Grand Jury Indicts S.C. Trooper

June 11, 2008
A white South Carolina state trooper who was seen on a dashboard video hitting with his patrol vehicle a black suspect fleeing on foot in Greenwood County last year has been indicted on a federal charge of violating the suspect’s civil rights.

Texas Trooper Murder Suspect Found Dead; Girlfriend Arrested

May 2, 2008
An alleged cop killer, who was once an officer himself, reportedly took his own life Thursday as police closed in on him after an extensive manhunt.
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