HERSHEY – The PA State Police honored the sacrifice of the department’s fallen troopers at the site of a monument dedicated to those members. The memorial ceremony, attended by Gov. Josh Shapiro at the State Police Academy in Hershey, was held in conjunction with the department’s 118th anniversary. The names of 103 members who died while serving the people of PA were read aloud. Trooper Monty Mitchell became the 103rd name added to the Memorial Wall. A 14-year veteran of the PSP, Trooper Mitchell was assigned to Troop C, DuBois when he passed away as a result of an on-duty medical emergency on February 8, 2021. The ceremony included a moment of silence and a rifle salute.