MEDIA ADVISORY – Greensburg Hearing Set on Ward’s Proposed State Police Assistance Program

Thursday, Feb. 4 at 10 a.m.

(Greensburg, Pa.) – Legislation sponsored by Sen. Kim Ward (R-39) concerning Pennsylvania State Police services will be the topic of a public hearing next week in Greensburg.

The hearing will be held Thursday, Feb. 4 at 10 a.m. at the Courtyard by Marriott, 700 Power Line Drive, Hempfield Township.

The Senate Law and Justice Committee, chaired by Sen. John Pippy (R-37), will discuss Senate Bill 984. Senator Ward’s bill would create the State Trooper Services Contractual Program, allowing municipalities without police departments to contract with the state police for additional number of troopers beyond the current complement.

The committee is expected to hear from representatives of the Pennsylvania State Police, the Pennsylvania State Police Troopers Association, the Pennsylvania Township Supervisors Association, as well as local municipal officials.


Tom Aikens
(Sen. Kim Ward)
724-600-7002 (Office)
724-205-9007 (Cell)

Greg Mahon
(Sen. John Pippy)