Deaths

Death Notification Sgt (Ret) Gregory Barnhart

Gregory L. Barnhart, 71, passed away at Mount Sinai Hospital in NY, NY on May 2, 2022. He was fighting liver cancer. Born April 12, 1951 in Hagerstown, MD, Greg was the son of Elwood and Thelma (Trumpower) Barnhart. Greg graduated from Waynesboro H.S. and Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a degree in criminology. Greg … Continued

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Death Notification Lt (Ret) William “Gerry” Winner

We regret to inform you that Lt (Ret) William “Gerry” Winner passed away on April 30th, at the age of 78. Our condolences to the Winner family during this difficult time. Below is a copy of the obituary from Wilhelm-Eakin Funeral Home: William “Gerry” Gerard Winner, 78, of Clubhouse Road, LaVale, died Saturday, April 30, … Continued

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Celebration of Life : Sgt (Ret) Charles Ray Smiley

The Maryland Troopers Association regrets to inform you that Sgt (Ret) Charles Ray Smiley passed away on April 20th after a lengthy illness at the age of 69. Ray Smiley retired in 1998 after 25 years of dedicated service to MSP. We would like to offer our condolences to the Smiley family during this difficult … Continued

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COLA

Based upon the consumer price index – all urban consumers (CPI-U) table, the July 1, 2022 COLA is calculated to be 4.698%

Deaths

Death Notification – Lieutenant (Ret) Neil Bechtol

We regret to inform you that Retired Lt. Neil Bechtol passed away on March 15th at the age of 86. The Maryland Troopers Association sends it’s deepest condolences to the Bechtol Family during this difficult time. The following is a copy of the obituary as published by Stauffer Funeral Home. Neil Ford Bechtol, 86, of … Continued

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MTA 76 Lodge Meeting / Warnken LLC Presentation 

TO:         ALL SWORN PERSONNELREF:       Special Presentation at MTA 76 Lodge MeetingDATE:    Tuesday – April 12, 2022TIME:    1800 Hours WHERE:  MSP Aviation Command HQ – 3023 Strawberry Point Road, Middle River, Maryland 21220 (Directions, Parking and Security information provided when you RSVP)RVSP:  jaydiggs@comcast.net if you plan to attend.  An accurate account is needed for food and refreshment forecasting.    … Continued

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Death Notification – Retired Major John P. Cook

We regret to inform you that Retired Major John P. Cook passed away on January 6, 2022 at the age of 76. The Maryland Troopers Association sends it’s deepest condolences to the Cook Family during this difficult time. The following obituary was obtained from the McComas Funeral Home, Harford County, Maryland. On January 6, 2022, … Continued

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2021 Scholarship Awards

Congratulations to all of our Scholarship recipients for 2021. The MTA Scholarship Committee announced the 2021 scholarship winners at the Executive Board meeting on June 3rd, 2021. The MTA Board of Directors would like to thank the committee for their work and congratulate this year’s winners. The Board would also like to express our sincere … Continued