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Welcome to the Official Website of the Fraternal Order of Police, Pennsylvania State Lodge

Pennsylvania is the birthplace of the Fraternal Order of Police, which was formed in Pittsburgh in 1915.  The Pennsylvania State Lodge was established on July 24, 1934, and currently represents nearly 40,000 law enforcement members from Pennsylvania.  The State Lodge works tirelessly on behalf of its membership providing member assistance, educational programs, public service, and by advocating on their behalf for legislation to enhance their safety and security as well as that of the public.  The State Lodge has 107 subordinate lodges across the Commonwealth, and represents law enforcement officers from many different types of police agencies.  We welcome you to our website and hope you enjoy the information provided here.

Cpl. Bryon Dickson

Corporal Bryon K. Dickson, II | Pennsylvania State Police, PennsylvaniaPennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania

Corporal Bryon Dickson was shot and killed from ambush at the Blooming Grove Barracks in Pike County, at approximately 11:00 pm.

Corporal Dickson and another trooper were both outside of the barracks during a shift change when they were shot by an unknown assailant using a .308 caliber rifle. The suspect remains at large.

Corporal Dickson was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and had served with the Pennsylvania State Police for seven years. He is survived by his wife and two sons.

Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain additional information:

Commissioner Frank Noonan
Pennsylvania State Police
1800 Elmerton Avenue
Harrisburg, PA 17110

Phone: (717) 783-5599

Funeral arrangements are as follows:

Wednesday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. public visitation will be in the rotunda at Marywood University, 2300 Adams Avenue in Scranton.

Thursday at 10 a.m. A funeral mass will be held at St. Peter’s Cathedral, 315 Wyoming Avenue in Scranton by Pennsylvania State Police Chaplain Rev. Thomas M. Muldowney, V. G. Burial with full honors at the Dunmore Cemetery.

Memorial fund, contributions can be made to the Cpl. Bryon K. Dickson II memorial fund c/o NBT Bank 1230 O'Neill Highway Dunmore, PA 18512.

Obama's Civil Rights Nominee Withdraws
09/15/2014 President Barack Obama's nominee to run the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, Debo Adegbile, officially withdrew Monday after his nomination ran aground in the Senate over his representation of convicted cop killer Mumia Abu Jamal.

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