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The Pennsylvania State Highway Patrol was created in 1923, and was geared to handling the problems of the motoring public.

Cautious to keep members of this new organization from being identified in any way with the State Police, enabling legislation was carefully worded to identify the Motor Code enforcers as "designated officers" of the Highway Department.

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Captain Wilson C. Price who had 18 years of excellent service with the state constabulary was selected to to help build this new agency. He was one of the original group of hearty souls that joined the constabulary on December 15, 1905.  Learn more
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