The CJA Department mourns the passing of Pennsylvania State Police Corporal Bryon Dickson. Corporal Dickson was gunned down on Friday Sept 12th outside a rural barracks in Blooming Grove, PA. A veteran of the Marine Corps, Dickson joined the PA state police in 2007 and worked as a patrol unit supervisor since June. Corporal Dickson was laid to rest on Thursday at St. Peter's Cathedral in Scranton. He is survived by his wife and two young sons.

Mansfield University honored Corporal Dickson during pregame ceremonies at the Mountaineers home football game on Saturday Sept 20th against the University of Pennsylvania. A moment of silence was observed for the fallen officer, with blue glow sticks held aloft in his honor. Blue lights serve as recognition of police officers who have died in the line of duty. For additional information, go to:

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