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What are the
duties of a Trooper?
Pennsylvania State Police Troopers
provide and maintain traffic enforcement and control, crime scene response and investigation,
public order, staff support, and security for the citizens of the Commonwealth of
Pennsylvania. Troopers often work independently and are required to recognize immediate
problem areas. Troopers must make responsible decisions and take the appropriate corrective
action without the benefit of close supervision. Troopers often operate in situations that are
stressful and dangerous.
Incident Details Biographical InfoAge:
26 Years of Service: 3 years Incident Details Cause of Death: The Westmoreland County Coroner ruled
Stewart dead at the scene of blunt force trauma to the head
On July 14, 2017,Trooper Michael Paul Stewart III was killed when his SUV Patrol
vehicle crashed into the side of a garbage truck in Ligonier Twp.in eastern Westmoreland
County. At approximately 2:20 am.
"We join all Pennsylvanians in mourning his loss and send our sincerest
sympathies, thoughts and prayers to his family, friends and all the women and men of the
Pennsylvania State Police,
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The Rifle Raffle Winner!
Bill Regan, H.E.M.C. President,
presents Thomas Memmi with the Trapdoor Cartrige Carbine Rifle. Mr. Memmi won the the
PSP-Springfield Trapdoor Cartridge Carbine Rifle Raffle when his ticket was drawn
on Thursday, February 18th at the H.E.M.C. monthly board meeting. View more!
This years winner of the
Commemorative Weapon is
Cathy Hunsinger from
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NEWS EVENTS & INFORMATION
Fraud & Scams: Avoid Contractor Scams!
Avoid Contractor Scams! More
than one-third of homeowners fear being scammed by a home improvement contractor. The following
information is intended to help you spot a scam and dodge the defrauders.
The Federal Trade Commission estimates that Americans lost $1.7 Billion to fraud and scams in 2014.
Home improvement is a $200 Billion industry every year.
Poor workmanship is the number one fear homeowners have when hiring a contractor.
Over one-third of home owners have a fear of fraud when hiring a contractor. 70% of
homeowners have hired a contractor for home repair.
How to Not Become A Victim
The #1 Warning sign for homeowners that a contractor may be fraudulent is if they
demand the money up front.
Thoroughly research any contractor before doing business with them.
Interview several contractors before selecting one for the job.
Most Common Scams
When interviewing a contractor,
follow theses guidelines:
Once you have
selected a contractor
Always get a written and signed
contract for the job, no matter how big or small it is.
If a building permit is necessary, have
the contractor secure it in their name.
If you are dealing with an insurance
claim, check with your insurance company to see if an inspection needs to be done prior to the start of
Pay for the job with a credit
card or check and get a receipt. Never pay a contractor in cash.
If your contractor has made
mistakes on the job and tells you they need more money, do not give it to them. It is the contracr's
responsibility to fix their own errors.
While the work is being completed:
Secure all valuables in the
house; do not leave them out where they could be damaged or stolen.
If you notice what appears to
be a problem with the job, photograph it before discussing it with your contractor.
If your contractor tells you
the job price has gone way up, only pay what you agreed on in the contract.
After the work is completed:
Almost 80% of people say that a contractor may be
fraudulent if they are hesitant to provide proof of insurance.
In 2011, the Federal Trade Commission received more
The Pa State
Police H.E.M.C. Operations office and Museum is in Hershey, PA, 187 Police Academy
Drive. Office hours may vary at times but generally, you can reach us... Monday thru Friday 9am to 4:00pm
Saturdays (seasonal): 10-3pm
Call 2 weeks prior when scheduling a tour.
Send donations to:
PSP-HEMC 187 Police Academy Drive
Hershey, PA 17033
The new 6,000sq. ft.expansion of the museum includes a donor-funded chapel, more
exhibit area, a vehicle display, and a multi-purpose room for senior citizen education and public
use for meeting space rental.
PSP-HEMC Announces Plans to Begin Construction of the Wall of
The Wall will be made of black polished granite. Each brick will be 12
in length, 3 in height and able to be clearly read from a distance of 6. The bricks
will be engraved with the individuals Name and Date of Enlistment/Date of Hire. Bricks will
be arranged randomly without regard to rank or employment status (ie; active, retired, enlisted or
civilian). Brick order forms may be obtained by emailing the Museum at firstname.lastname@example.org. Special Placement form
The Pennsylvania State Police
is the world's largest internationally accredited law enforcement agency. This honor was awarded
by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies also known as CALEA.. Learn more
Legendary golfer and "Friend of PSP-HEMC", Arnold Palmer passed away on
September 25, 2016, He was a supporter of the PSP Museum and will be sadly missed by all.
Arnold Palmer: Message...
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View historical photos of The Pennsylvania State Police...
Police Commissioner Glenn Walp, (retired) was hired by the lab to investigate crime and
lapsed security that plagued the lab post-9/11. Walp uncovered the theft/loss of over $3 million in