Troop A has 100th anniversary open house on Saturday

Posted 8 June 2017 at 9:58 pm

Press Release, State Police

BATAVIA – In celebration of the 100-year celebration of the New York State Police, there will be an open house on Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. at Troop A headquarters, 4525 West Saile Drive in Batavia.

“As one of the original four Troops (A,D,G,K), this celebration is extra special here in Western New York and our 100-year history is source of great pride and tradition,” said Troop A Commander, Major Steven Nigrelli. “Our Open House Committee has put together a day full of activities and demonstrations that will surely entertain and educate you and your families about our proud history.”

This is a family-oriented event with K-9 demonstrations, Aviation and Special Operations Response Team shows at starting at 2 p.m.

Throughout the day there will be a historical display, robot demonstrations, defensive tactics demonstrations, interactive DWI goggles with pedal cars, State Police Horse Mounted Detail, Classic State Police vehicles, current State Police patrol vehicles, State Police Motorcycles Unit and motorcycle safety education, firearms safety and other activities and displays.

Free refreshments will be provided, including hot dogs from Connors from 1 to 2 p.m.

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