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Association exists to help protect those who protect us, and to serve those who serve the
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Troopers protect over 12 million citizens of Pennsylvania, contact your Local State Police
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On Sept. 12,
2014 Corporal Bryon Dickson was shot and killed from ambush at the Blooming Grove Barracks
in Pike County, at approximately 11:00 pm. Corporal Dickson and Trooper Alex Douglass were
both outside of the barracks during a shift change when they were shot by an
assailant... Read the Details
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Founded in 1997 as a 501(c)3 entity, the Pennsylvania State Police Historical, Educational
& Memorial Center (PSP-HEMC) has taken on the significant responsibility of preserving the
rich history and heritage of the Pennsylvania State Police by providing a lasting memorial to
those who have served, and especially those who have sacrificed their lives in the line of duty.
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.
Superintendent:Mar 1920 - Feb
1937Lynn George Adams was born in
Hopbottom, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, on July 8, 1880. Adams was an original member of
Department of State Police. He enlisted in December 15, 1905 and given an appointment as sergeant
by Groome at Troop A Greensburg.