Pennsylvania State Troopers Association (PSTA) President David Kennedy today issued the following statement on the nomination of State Police Maj. Christopher Paris as the next commissioner of the Pennsylvania State Police:
“The PSTA is proud Gov.-Elect Josh Shapiro has nominated one of our own to be the next leader of the first and finest law enforcement agency of its kind in America. For nearly a quarter-century, Major Paris has been a dedicated state trooper who is well-respected within our ranks. The PSTA looks forward to working with Major Paris and supports his confirmation as our next commissioner. We also want to thank Col. Robert Evanchick for his leadership and service to the commonwealth and our department as commissioner.”
If confirmed, Paris will be the 27th commissioner of the Pennsylvania State Police.
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The Pennsylvania State Troopers Association represents 4,440 state police officers serving Pennsylvania. The PSTA exists to help protect those who protect us, and to serve those who serve the commonwealth. For more information about the PSTA, visit www.psta.org.