Patrol Welcomes New Troopers

1 decade 1 year 10 months ago Friday, July 14 2006 Jul 14, 2006 Friday, July 14, 2006 9:10:51 PM CDT July 14, 2006 in News

Capt. Chris Ricks said, "They were kind of special to us. This is the class that marks our 75th anniversary, so that's very special to a lot of us."

Some troopers in the graduation class of 33 also earned awards for academic excellence, firearms and physical fitness.

"I look forward to doing a lot of drug interdiction and DWI stops," Givens said.

The Highway Patrol assigned the new members to posts across the state, including those in Columbia, Mexico and Eldon.

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