State Troopers Association Issues Statement on Law Enforcement Legislation Being Sent to Gov. Wolf

Pennsylvania State Troopers Association (PSTA) President David Kennedy today issued the following statement on the passage of law enforcement legislation in the state House and Senate: “The PSTA has always sat down with lawmakers in both parties to address police reforms. From horseback to helicopter, our department has undergone remarkable changes in its more than…

PA State Troopers Association issues statement on passage of law enforcement legislation

Pennsylvania State Troopers Association (PSTA) President David Kennedy today issued the following statement on the passage of law enforcement legislation in the state House and Senate: “As Troopers, we believe our Call of Honor is nothing less than a sacred oath. Every Trooper must memorize it. In particular, it includes this line: ‘It is my…

The PSTA Family says Happy Birthday to Retired Member Gus Alexiou, who turned 90 on May 18th

Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation Donation

Troop K Philadelphia Patrol Unit

The PSTA would like to thank the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation for its generous donation of PPEs to help keep our members safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. To learn more about the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, click here: tunnel2towers.org

Letter to Retirees

I’d like to take this time to thank our members as we confront the challenge of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Your service and sacrifice is noted and stands as a reminder of our proud service as Troopers. The Pennsylvania State Police has a long and storied history in the Commonwealth. Your professional conduct, service and sacrifice…

Letter to the 158th Cadet Class

On behalf of your more than 4,300 brothers and sisters, I offer my congratulations on becoming a Pennsylvania State Trooper. You have become a member of an elite law enforcement agency — the first of its kind in the nation…

NTC Partners with CABT

The National Troopers Coalition (NTC) takes positions on important issues that affect the safety of our members. To further these goals, the NTC partners with other groups to make sure we are successful. One important issue we weighin on is opposing bigger and heavier trucks on our nationsroadways. The organization that has led the way…

PSTA issues statement regarding passing of Trooper Donald C. Brackett

Trooper Donald C. Brackett

Pennsylvania State Troopers Association (PSTA) President David Kennedy today issued the following statement regarding the passing of Trooper First Class Donald C. Brackett. “Our prayers and condolences go to the family of Trooper Donald C. Brackett. Trooper Brackett will forever be remembered as an extraordinary individual and a hero. Trooper Brackett’s oath was to serve…

UPMC plan to restrict health care benefits for Pa. troopers is flat-out wrong

Pennsylvania state troopers accept the dangers of their job. So do our loved ones. It’s the price we pay for seeking to serve our communities. But we cannot accept when a so-called nonprofit tries to restrict the health care benefits for active and retired troopers and their families. That’s exactly what will happen if behemoth…

PA Jeer, Cheer Supreme Court Union Ruling

Pennsylvania unions and business groups react to today’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling that said government employees cannot be forced to contribute money to unions that represent their respective work sectors. Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf:  “The Court’s decision is a major step backward for working families and the middle class. For generations, unions in our country…

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