Wilkes-Barre Native Named State Police Commisioner

June 06, 2019 - 5:13 pm

State Police Colonel Robert Evanchick, a Wilkes-barre native has been confirmed by the Pennsylvania Senate as the 23rd commissioner of Pennsylvania State Police.

He had been serving as acting commissioner since March 2018.

Colonel Evanchick began his career in law enforcement as an officer with the Wilkes-Barre City Police Department before enlisting in the State Police  in 1981.

Prior to be named Commisioner, Colonel Evanchick served as a station commander, troop commander and deputy commissioner of operations.

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