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

Trooper Donald C. Brackett

On May 18, 2019, Trooper Donald C. Brackett died in the line of duty, having served our commonwealth as a Trooper for nearly two decades. He previously served our nation as a U.S. Marine. He is a hero who will live in our hearts forever.  Since that day, Trooper Brackett’s family has suffered immeasurably as…

Trooper Monty R. Mitchell

“Our deepest condolences and prayers go to the family of Trooper Monty R. Mitchell. Trooper Mitchell is a hero who worked tirelessly to keep the citizens of our commonwealth safe. He deserves our gratitude and recognition for answering the call to protect and serve. We will forever honor his service, sacrifice and memory.” On February…

PA State Troopers Association Issues Statement on Wolf Administration Decision to Vaccinate Cigarette Smokers Before Troopers

Pennsylvania State Troopers Association (PSTA) President David Kennedy today issued the following statement on the Pennsylvania Department of Health’s decision to vaccinate smokers before first responders, including Troopers: “I understand this decision comes at the recommendation of the CDC, but our commonwealth should reject this and place a higher priority on vaccinating first responders, who…

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