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About PSP

The Pennsylvania State Police was created by an act of the legislation which was signed into law by Governor Samuel W. Pennypacker on May 2, 1905. It was the first uniformed police organization of its kind in the United States.

Today, the authorized complement of the Pennsylvania State Police is 4,730 sworn members. More than 1,850 civilians serve in a variety of roles throughout the department.

History and More

Memorial Wall - Members Killed in the Line of Duty

Pennsylvania State Police History

Pennsylvania State Police Call of Honor

Pennsylvania State Police Core Values

Department Information

Organizational Chart

Pennsylvania Criminal Intelligence Center Privacy Policy

Strategic Plan


Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA)

Pennsylvania Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission (PLEAC)


The Pennsylvania Statewide Radio Network (PA-STARNet) is the commonwealth’s statewide wireless voice and data network for public safety and emergency response communications.

PSP-Related Links

The Pennsylvania State Troopers Association

Pennsylvania State Police HEMC - Historical, Educational & Memorial Center