Glenn A. Walp “was a member of
the Pennsylvania State Police for nearly 29 years, retiring from the agency as commissioner, holding the rank of colonel and
a member of the governor’s cabinet. After retiring from the state police, he accepted positions as Chief of Police in
the City of Bullhead City, Arizona and the Arizona Capitol Police. He then accepted an offer by the University of California
to be the Office Leader of the Office of Security Inquiries at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico.
Because of his skilled investigative
efforts at Los Alamos, he was assigned as a personal consultant to the President of the University of California. Dr. Walp
is currently employed part-time as an adjunct professor and consultant for Penn State University in their Justice and Safety
Institute, teaching police executives nationally and internationally.” Glenn A. Walp is the author of Implosion
at Los Alamos.
According to the book description of
Implosion at Los Alamos, it “is a frightening exposé that reveals failed security,
crime, cover-ups and corruption at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, Ground Zero for America’s strongest defense against
rogue nations and terroristic entities.
Former Pennsylvania State
Police Commissioner Glenn Walp was hired by “the lab” to investigate crime and lapsed security at the lab post-9/11.
Walp uncovered the theft/loss of over $3 million in taxpayer property, including nearly 400 computers. Certain lab leaders,
concerned that exposure of these and other administrative and criminal debacles could jeopardize lucrative government contracts,
opposed his efforts at every turn. Notwithstanding, Walp and his two partners remained dauntless.
Walp proposes - through well-documented facts – that because of the lab’s failed security throughout the
first decade of the 21st century, America and her allies are vulnerable to those who may now be in possession of America’s
darkest nuclear weapons secrets.”
About the Pennsylvania
to the Pennsylvania State Police, they were “created as an executive department of state government by Senate Bill 278,
which was signed into law by Governor Samuel W. Pennypacker on May 2, 1905. The Department became the first
uniformed police organization of its kind in the United States and a model for other state police agencies throughout the
Opposition to the Department's creation
was strong and persistent. Because organized labor and others feared that the State Police would be used as a private army,
the original complement was limited by law to 228 men. They were to patrol Pennsylvania's entire 45,000 square miles. The
force was divided into four Troops: Troop A, Greensburg; Troop B,. Wilkes-Barre; Troop C, Reading;
and, Troop D, Punxsutawney.”
Today, the Pennsylvania State Police
is a full service law enforcement agency operational bureaus such as Patrol, Criminal Investigations, Liquor Control Enforcement
and Emergency Services. Additionally, they have support functions such as technology, forensic services,
research and development, and staff services.