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HARRISBURG, Pa. (June 16, 2016) – Pennsylvania State Corrections Officers Association (PSCOA) President Jason Bloom today issued the following statement on Senate Bill 1071:
“Each day, more than 9,500 corrections officers go to work accepting the dangers of their job. It’s disheartening to see that Senate Bill 1071 would force corrections officers to work well past their physical and mental ability to perform their duties in a safe and responsible manner. Yet, the amendment adopted by the House would require our members to work to age 65 before qualifying for full retirement. It does not make...
On May 24, 2016, the third annual sporting clays tournament was held at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in Farmington, PA. $1,500 was raised thanks to our proud sponsors. We would like to thank those who participated and donated! CLICK HERE to view this year's gallery and summary!
To all H1 Members:
On May 4, 2016 at 1230 hours at Smithfield Fire Company located at 10 Firehouse Lane, Huntingdon, PA 16652, nominations were held for the State Executive Board of the Pennsylvania State Corrections Officers Association.
Nominated were Jason Bloom for President, Timothy Walsh for Executive Vice President, Robert Storm and Larry Blackwell for Vice Presidents, John Chernavage for Secretary/Treasurer. At-large Executive Board members nominated were Robert Bankes, Rhonda Barger, Raymond Johnston, Aaron King, Henry McNair, Jerome Safko, Mark Truszkowski and Loren Wilkins.
My Progress News
Posted Feb. 17, 2016
Inmates at the state correctional institution in Forest, in Marienville, PA, are relentlessly harassing a corrections officer while supervisors charged with her safety refuse to act. An inmate is posting this officer’s home address around the prison. She is now forced to live in fear for herself and her family, constantly wondering if the next inmate to be released will show up at her door. To make matters worse, she has received a threatening, sexually explicit letter delivered to her home.
Although it is common knowledge inside the prison...