OSHP to add 63 new troopers statewide - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

OSHP to add 63 new troopers statewide

COLUMBUS, OH (Toledo News Now) -

The Ohio State Highway Patrol's 154th Academy Class graduated Friday after 22 weeks of intense paramilitary training.  

Courses completed by the 154th class included core values, crash investigation, criminal and traffic law, detection of impaired drivers, firearms, physical fitness, self-defense and emergency vehicle operations.

The keynote address was provided by Sen. Keith Faber, Ohio Senate president. Trooper Daniel Schritter of South Point, OH, was selected as class speaker and thanked the Academy and cadet family members for being supportive during their training.

Three of the graduates received special honors for top performance in various fields of study at the Patrol Academy.

The honorees were:

  • Overall performance, top performance in firearms, and top performance in physical fitness – Trooper Justin Lister, Rodman, NY
  • Top performance in academics – Trooper Clayton Grubb, Cleveland, OH
  • Top performance in driving – Trooper Aaron Ross, Somerset, KY

The following cadets were recognized for their leadership:  

  • Trooper Daniel Schritter, South Point, OH
  • Trooper Cody Quattlebaum, Chesterhill, OH
  • Trooper Brittany Kenney, Sabina, OH

The new graduates are assigned to 35 of the Patrol's 58 posts.

Each of the commissioned troopers will report to their posts April 8. The graduates' first 60 working days will be a field-training period under the guidance of a veteran officer.

Copyright 2013 Toledo News Now. All rights reserved.

  • Region 8 News</span><a class="customMoreLink" href="/Global/category.asp?C=4391" target="_top">More >></a>Region 8 NewsMore>>

  • Batesville looking at new road project

    Batesville looking at new road project

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 7:38 PM EDT2017-07-26 23:38:07 GMT
    Thursday, July 27 2017 12:02 AM EDT2017-07-27 04:02:46 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    The city of Batesville is on a mission to eliminate a traffic jam issue on one of their city streets. 

    The city of Batesville is on a mission to eliminate a traffic jam issue on one of their city streets. 

  • Man sentenced to 40 years in jail in 2002 murder case

    Man sentenced to 40 years in jail in 2002 murder case

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 11:52 PM EDT2017-07-27 03:52:00 GMT
    Wednesday, July 26 2017 11:57 PM EDT2017-07-27 03:57:30 GMT
    (Source: Arkansas Dept. of Corrections)(Source: Arkansas Dept. of Corrections)

    A Mississippi County man was sentenced to 40 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to a capital murder charge.

    A Mississippi County man was sentenced to 40 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to a capital murder charge.

  • Sheriff's deputy in recovery after explosion

    Sheriff's deputy in recovery after explosion

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 11:42 PM EDT2017-07-27 03:42:06 GMT
    Wednesday, July 26 2017 11:48 PM EDT2017-07-27 03:48:29 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A sheriff's deputy is healing physically and mentally after responding to a call in Monette that resulted in an explosion.

    A sheriff's deputy is healing physically and mentally after responding to a call in Monette that resulted in an explosion.

Powered by Frankly