Cpl. Bryon Dickson



Corporal Bryon Dickson
Pennsylvania State Police
Troop "R"


Biographical Info
Age: 38
Years of Service: 7 years
Badge Number: 10714

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: Friday, September 12, 2014
Weapon Used: Gun, Unknown type
Suspect Info: Eric M. Frein, 31, of Canadensis, Pennsylvania

Corporal Bryon Dickson was shot and killed from ambush at the Blooming Grove Barracks in Pike County, at approximately 11:00 pm. Corporal Dickson Trooper Alex Douglass were both outside of the barracks during a shift change when they were shot by assailant Eric Frein, 31, of Canadensis, Pennsylvania, who is a prime suspect.

Cpl. Bryon Dickson of Dunmore, a seven-year veteran who had transferred to the region from the Philadelphia barracks several months ago died at the scene. Trooper Alex Douglass 31, of Olyphant, is in critical but stable condition after being transported to Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton, underwent surgery and was in critical but stable condition.

As troopers searched for the shooter, they were joined by agents from the FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Police officers from New York, New Jersey and throughout Pennsylvania gathered to assist in the investigation, and offer their support.

After a 48-day manhunt through the northeastern Pennsylvania woods, U.S. marshals captured Frein outside an abandoned airplane hangar about 30 miles away from the shooting scene.

Cpl. Bryon Dickson, 38, of Dunmore leaves behind his wife, Tiffany, and two young boys.

Corporal Dickson