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veteran of the Pennsylvania State Police, is in critical condition
Tpr. Brad Wilson, a
24-year veteran of the Pennsylvania State Police, is in critical condition after being
shot once in the neck and once in the torso while serving a warrant at a residence in
Jefferson County on Sept. 26.Read the Details
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Prior to 1910, the Departments recruit (the term used at the time) training was conducted
at the various Troop facilities, generally based on place of enlistment. Beginning in January
1910, the training was centralized at the Troop C Headquarters in Pottstown. It would remain there
for a decade with little change in the training program.
Interviewing participants or experts in a particular
subject or issue and preserving their judgments and recollections. Oral history materials sound and
video recordings, transcribed interviews, interview notes and memoranda supplement, but do not
replace, official written records. Oral history materials contain information not normally preserved
in official documents." Oral history preserves through interviews an individual's interpretation
or recollection of events. The final product, whether it is an interview tape or transcript, reflects
the combined effort of the interviewer and interviewee in the creation of a unique historical account.
Retired State Police Association of Pennsylvania
The Retired State Police Association of Pennsylvania was
incorporated in June 1950. Its mission reads in part to foster fellowship amongst its
members, keep alive the memories of service to promote the welfare of its members and to inculcate a
spirit of cooperation with the members of the Pennsylvania State Police.
John Charles Groome was born
in Philadelphia, March 20, 1862. Prior to taking the post of Superintendent of the
Pennsylvania State Police, Groome was a Captain in the First Troop Philadelphia City Calvary.