Pennsylvania State Troopers Association (PSTA) President David Kennedy today issued the following statement on the deadly rampage in Jordan Township: “Today, our Troopers put their own lives in jeopardy to protect a community in grave danger. The training and quick thinking of our Troopers protected more senseless loss of life in Jordan Township and the…

Northeast Retiree Troopers Association makes 2nd donation to Gray Nation

James Slocum, from the Northeast Retiree Troopers Association presented Samuel Nassan and Harry Dannehower, of Gray Nation, with a check for $7,500 during the State F.O.P Biennial Conference in Erie. This marks the second year in a row that the Association has made a sizeable donation to Gray Nation.

PSTA Condemns Philadelphia Municipal Court Judge’s Decision To Drop Murder Charges Against Woman Who Struck And Killed Two Troopers On Interstate 95

Pennsylvania State Troopers Association (PSTA) President David Kennedy today issued the following statement on the decision by Philadelphia Municipal Court Judge Karen Simmons to dismiss third-degree murder charges against a woman who struck and killed Trooper Martin Mack, Trooper Branden Sisca and a pedestrian on Interstate 95 in March: “Our investigators did an amazing job….

Police and Fireman’s Insurance makes donations

Before the PSTA presentation to the Cadet’s of the 163rd class, an Agent from Police and Fireman’s Insurance provided both Gray Nation and Troopers Helping Troopers Foundation with donation checks. PSTA Members can learn more about the Police and Fireman’s Insurance in the Discounts and Scholarships section found under the Member Tab.

PSTA Issues Statement on Tragic Deaths Of Troopers On Interstate 95

“Trooper Martin Mack and Branden Sisca died serving the people of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. They are heroes, who will forever be honored by all those who recite the Pennsylvania State Police Call of Honor and serve as a Pennsylvania State Trooper. Our hearts, love and prayers go out to their loved ones. The PSTA…

PSTA Condemns Philadelphia DA Office for Dropping An Attempted Homicide Charge Against A Driver Accused Of Hitting Trooper Twice With Car

Pennsylvania State Troopers Association (PSTA) President David Kennedy today condemned the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office for dropping a charge of attempted homicide against a driver who allegedly ran over a state trooper twice after they found her passed out on Interstate 76 early Sunday morning. After consulting with the Philadelphia Charging Unit of the Philadelphia…

Trooper Dung X. Martinez in Line of duty Death

Trooper Dung X. Martinez had been hospitalized due to Covid exposure and subsequently died at approximately 1018 hours, on October 21, 2021.Trooper Martinez enlisted in the Pennsylvania State Police in April 2000. He was assigned to Troop T, King of Prussia at the time of his death. He had also been assigned to Troop K,…

Letter: Gov. Wolf Owes All Law Enforcement and Their Families An Apology

Dear Legislator: Thank you for your service to our commonwealth. I want to bring to your attention a recent letter by Gov. Tom Wolf to all state employees marking Juneteenth as a state holiday of service. On Friday, he wrote: “Juneteenth is a celebration of the progress we have made as a nation towards equality…

PA State Troopers Association Issues Statement on Wolf Administration Refusal to Prioritize Troopers for Vaccination

Pennsylvania State Troopers Association (PSTA) President David Kennedy today issued the following statement on the Wolf administration’s refusal to prioritize the COVID19 vaccination of Troopers: “There are only 4,300 state troopers in Pennsylvania, but they are responsible for patrolling over 85% of our commonwealth. Thus far, over 700 troopers have been infected with nearly 1,000…

Letter of Support to FOP Lodge #5

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