Pennsylvania State Police

The Pennsylvania Capitol Police is increasing its presence around the Capitol Complex in Harrisburg as reports of plans for more demonstrations have surfaced the wake of the attack on the U.S. Capitol last week.

A recent report by Spotlight PA focused on Pennsylvania State Police and their conduct during traffic stops.

In an attempt to assuage the public’s demands for increased accountability of police officers, a spattering of departments across Pennsylvania post their use-of-force policies to their websites, making public the rules for when officers can use pepper spray, strike someone or fire their gun.


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