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Troop J Information  

Troop J headquarters

2099 Lincoln Hwy East
Lancaster, PA 17602-3384
US 30, approx. 3.6 miles East US 222

Lancaster Headquarters: 717-299-7650
FAX Number: 717-299-7663
TTY Number: 717-299-7727
Avondale Crime Tip Line: 866-279-1504 ext. 130

COVERAGE: Troop J covers Lancaster, Chester and York Counties in Southeastern Pennsylvania.

Troop J Command Staff

Commanding Officer  
    Captain Robert C. Wagner
Patrol Section Commander 
    Lieutenant Jennifer A. Ward-Trupp
Criminal Investigation Section Commander 
    Lieutenant William J. Donahue
Staff Services Section Commander
    Sergeant Samantha L. Minnucci 

Troop J Stations

ChesterAvondale2 Moxley Lane,  Avondale, PA 19311610-268-2022610-268-7451610-268-3845Lt. Daniel D. Steele
ChesterEmbreeville997 Lieds Road, Coatesville, PA 19320610-486-6280610-486-6006610-486-6230Lt. Michael A. Stoner
LancasterLancaster *2099 Lincoln Highway East, Lancaster, PA 17602-3384717-299-7650717-299-7727717-299-7663Lt. Christopher J. Winesburg
YorkYork101 N Main St., York PA 17403717-428-1011717-428-0430717-428-2821Lt. Joseph P. Spingler

Community Services Unit

Community Services Officers and Public Information Officers are available to make presentations on a wide variety of topics to your company, school, or community group. Their goal is to inform the public about crime awareness and increase public safety. Visit Troop J on Twitter.

YorkTPR James Grotheyjgrothey@pa.gov717-525-2802
YorkTPR James Grotheyjgrothey@pa.gov717-525-2802

Camp Cadet

Camp Cadet is a summer camp for boys and girls from Pennsylvania between the ages of twelve to fifteen. The camp is held at various locations throughout the State and staffed by Troopers, local police officers and many other volunteers. The goal of Camp Cadet is to introduce participants to the diverse criminal justice system and establish a positive relationship with law enforcement personnel.

Camp Cadet is open to all youth and is structured similar to training at the police academy. All participants who attend camp cadet are addressed as “Cadet” during the week. Cadets are required to participate in all scheduled events. The camp focuses on discipline, self-esteem, teamwork, drug and alcohol education, violence prevention and many other issues facing today’s youth. There is no cost associated to attend Camp Cadet.

Troop J Camp Cadet Contact Information

Residents of Chester County, visit

Residents of Lancaster County, visit

Residents of York County, visit

Sunny Day Camp

Sunny Day Camp logoSunny Day Camp started in 2016 to promote relations between children and adults with special needs and the law enforcement agencies that serve their communities. This one-day event includes demonstrations by special units and emergency vehicles on display. There are games and a DJ, and the camp concludes with a formal graduation ceremony. Lunch, snacks, and a Sunny Day t-shirt are included. The event is free, but registration is required. Sunny Day Camp is funded solely by donations from individuals and businesses, separate from donations to Camp Cadet. Troopers and other law enforcement professionals who serve as camp counselors are volunteers who donate their off-duty time. Troop J Lancaster also hosts a local Sunny Day Camp for Lancaster County residents, and PSP Avondale hosts a Sunny Day Camp for Chester County residents.  Visit for more information.

Troop J Child Safety Seat Checks

ChesterAvondale1st Tuesday
ChesterEmbreeville2nd Friday
LancasterLancaster1st Tuesday
YorkYork1st Wednesday