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ND Highway Patrol to add 15 troopers

September 24, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

The North Dakota Highway Patrol is in the process of hiring 15 new troopers to serve statewide and who should be ready for duty after Thanksgiving.
The additional positions were authorized by the state Legislature during the last session. Continue Reading

2 NJ troopers charged in 100-mph caravan escort

July 27, 2012 in West Central Tribune

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey’s attorney general says two state troopers have been charged criminally and four others face disciplinary charges for their involvement in an unauthorized high-speed escort of luxury cars. Another trooper also faces a charge in a third incident. Continue Reading

Troopers honored for rescuing driver in Lake Latoka

May 3, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

Last November, Sergeant Jesse Grabow of the State Patrol was at the right place at the right time to help rescue a driver from a sinking car near Alexandria.
On Monday, he was honored with the State Patrol Life Saving Award, along with a fellow trooper, Chris Halder, and a passerby, Aanders Jackson, at an awards ceremony in Eagan. Continue Reading

South Dakota Highway Patrol troopers out in force

November 23, 2011 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) South Dakota Highway Patrol troopers are out in force for a pre-Thanksgiving effort to raise public awareness of traffic laws. Continue Reading

Editorial – Move over for troopers; lives are on the line

March 1, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press

Eight State Patrol troopers were hit while they were working the roads during a three-day period last week. Continue Reading

Another slippery weekend keeps troopers busy in west central Minnesota

January 24, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press

Minnesota state troopers kept active this past weekend once again as weather made for difficult traveling conditions, hitting the west central and northwest regions. Continue Reading

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Man continues three generations of Minnesota state troopers

January 9, 2011 in INFORUM

Father, son have worked on cases together

Following in the career footsteps of one’s father is not unheard of in the ranks of the Minnesota State Highway Patrol. Still, there probably aren’t too many third-generation troopers among the ranks. Continue Reading

Ice, snow causes chaos over weekend; 621 vehicles slide off road

January 3, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press

Minnesota State Troopers have been very busy throughout the New Years Eve weekend. From the time the winter storms started on Thursday, December 30, 2010 until today, Monday, January 3, 2011, troopers in the west central and northwest regions responded to approximately 621 vehicles that had ran off the road, many of those receiving minor damage. Continue Reading

Snowy roads keep Troopers busy

December 21, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

For a 24 hour period starting Monday at 7 a.m. to and continuing to 7 a.m. today, the Minnesota State Patrol responded to several calls for service as a winter storm hit the Red River Valley. Continue Reading