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Police, Constables in PA Joined ‘Anti-Government’ Oath Keepers

Sarit Laschinsky

More than 50 police officers and five current state constables joined the anti-government group the Oath Keepers over the past decade – according to a WITF analysis of data from the whistleblower site Distributed Denial of Secrets. WITF’s Brett Sholtis reports all but one of the officers and constables contacted have since left what experts call an “anti-government group.”

Read the full story at: https://www.witf.org/2021/11/17/police-constables-in-pa-joined-anti-government-oath-keepers/

(Original air-date: 11/18/21)

Brett Sholtis is a health reporter for WITF/Transforming Health. Sholtis is the 2021-2022 Reveal Benjamin von Sternenfels Rosenthal Grantee for Mental Health Investigative Journalism with the Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism. His award-winning work on problem areas in mental health policy and policing helped to get a woman moved from a county jail to a psychiatric facility. Sholtis is a University of Pittsburgh graduate and a Pennsylvania Army National Guard Kosovo campaign veteran.