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96 Fallen State
Police Troopers Memorialized; Gov. Tom Wolf declares Pennsylvania State Police Day
Ninety-six Pennsylvania State
Police troopers who have died in the line of duty were
memorialized at the
State Police Academy in Hershey, marking the 110th Anniversary of the organization's
formation. The gathering honored the troopers' service as part of the ranks of state
police, which were first created on May 2, 1905. Gov. Tom Wolf proclaimed May 2
"Pennsylvania State Police Day" to pay tribute to those who have died while
serving in the "noble organization." View Highlights from the Ceremony... Click here
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During the spring and summer months, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
is frequently visited by transient criminals who travel great distances in search of victims for
their various money
-making scams. In many instances, their targets are the elderly.
The most effective defense against scams artists is to employ some basic crime prevention tips.
Two of the more prevalent scams perpetrated by transient criminals include:
The expansion is being triggered by a $160,000 grant from
the Dauphin County Commissioners. Funds are provided by the gaming industry in Pennsylvania, and the
additional interior build out will be pursued by a special appeal to you, the active and retired
members of PSP, and through additional flindraising methods.
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.
Col. Tyree C. Blocker Acting
Tyree C. Blocker was appointed to his new Cabinet position
by Gov. Tom Wolf. The Pennsylvania Senate must confirm his appointment. Blocker, 62, has 30 years of
experience with the Pennsylvania State Police, starting as a trooper and ascending to major before
retiring in 2005. Blocker will serve as acting commissioner pending confirmation by the Pennsylvania
Senate. Blockers diverse experience with the Pennsylvania State Police, starting as a trooper
and working his way up to major, gave him the opportunity to work in operations across the agency.