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Department of Safety and Homeland Security Commissioner Long and Tennessee Highway Patrol Colonel Perry welcomed the newest graduating class of Tennessee State Troopers at the Department of Safety and Homeland Security’s Training Center in Nashville

Nashville, TN – According to the state officials, these new troopers are all prior highway patrol or state police. 

Due to the extensive training they previously received, these new troopers were able to graduate after an in-depth five-week training familiarizing them with THP procedures and Tennessee traffic and criminal laws.

Combined, the graduates bring 25 years of law enforcement experience to THP. Two troopers have prior military service, two others have Associate’s degrees, and one has a Bachelor’s degree.

Commissioner Jeff Long served as the keynote speaker during the graduation ceremony and administered the swearing-in of the new troopers as they delivered their oaths of office.