Michigan State Police welcomes 90 new troopers

(WXYZ) - Ninety new troopers have now joined the Michigan State Police after graduating from the 124th Trooper Recruit School.

"The graduates of the 124th Michigan State Police Trooper Recruit School will play a critical role in public safety for our state, helping make communities and neighborhoods safer for our families and our economic vitality," Gov. Rick Snyder said at the ceremony.

The governor served as the keynote speaker.

The 90 recruits received training in firearms, water safety, defensive tactics, patrol techniques, report writing, ethics, first aid, criminal law, crime scene processing and precision driving over the past 22 weeks.

The next trooper recruit school will begin n May 12, 2013. If you're interested in applying, visit www.michigan.gov/mspjobs

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