Feb. 09, 2023

HARRISBURG – After more than 23 years of service, Waynesburg-based Trooper James J. Orbash Jr. of the Pennsylvania State Police has retired. State Rep. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Greene) on Wednesday presented Orbash with a citation from the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in recognition of his commitment to the community.

“Trooper Orbash has been a blessing to our community and our Commonwealth, serving with dignity and dedication to protecting our friends and neighbors,” Cook said. “I am honored by the opportunity to extend heartfelt thanks and appreciation to him for his service.”

According to the citation, Orbash enlisted with the Pennsylvania State Police in 1999 and, following his graduation from the academy, was assigned to the Troop B Patrol Unit based in Waynesburg. He received numerous letters of commendation throughout his tenure. He displayed loyalty, commitment and professionalism in performance of his duties, upheld the laws of this Commonwealth and served as a role model for others who aspire to a career in law enforcement.

Representative Bud Cook
50th Legislative District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives

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Recognizing a Retired State Trooper
Rep. Bud Cook presents a citation from the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to Trooper James J. Orbash Jr., who recently retired from service with the Pennsylvania State Police in Waynesburg.