Three local troopers to graduate from Missouri State Highway Patrol’s first accelerated Law Enforcement Academy
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Ten troopers will graduate from the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Law Enforcement Academy on April 29. The ceremony will take place in the academy gymnasium, 1510 East Elm. The graduation ceremony will be live streamed on the Patrol’s Facebook page.
The 114th recruit class reported to the academy on January 18. This is the patrol’s first accelerated recruit class. The new troopers will report to duty in their assigned troops on May 9.
Lt. Gov. Mike Kehoe will provide the keynote address, and Col. Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the patrol, will address the class during the graduation. The Hon. Robin Ransom with the Supreme Court of Missouri will administer the oath of office to the new troopers. Trooper Peter D. Hummel of Quincy, class chaplain, will provide the invocation and benediction.
Local troopers and their first assignments are:
Peter D. Hummel (Quincy, Ill.), Marion/Ralls counties
Tj A. Willock (Colchester, Ill.), Macon/Shelby counties
Chase A. Fox (Baylis, Ill.), Boone County
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