PA State Police Recognized for Service

May 18, 2023


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Chris Jirak O'Donnell

Humane Police Officer


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On behalf of PSP Kittanning Barracks, Sergeant Joshua W. Walton, Patrol Section Supervisor (right) accepts plaque from Humane Police Officer Chris Jirak O'Donnell.

KITTANNING, PA -- The Pennsylvania State Police, Kittanning Barracks, recently received a certificate of appreciation plaque for its outstanding support of the Armstrong County Humane Program.

It was awarded at the barracks after a short presentation by Humane Police Officer Chris Jirak O'Donnell.

Humane police officers investigate cases relating to animals that are victims of cruelty, neglect, dog fighting, abandonment and other mistreatment. They often partner with PSP and local law enforcement on calls.

More information is available on Armstrong County's Humane Program at


Humane Animal Allies promotes respect and compassion for all living creatures

in the hearts and minds of those in our community.