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Citizens' Trooper Academy takes applications

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Tennessee Highway Patrol is accepting applications for the spring session of its Citizens' Trooper Academy in Nashville.

The first session begins Monday, March 11, 2013. Sessions will run from 6-9:00 p.m. weekly.

The academy consists of approximately 24-30 hours of training. It is designed to develop a better understanding and awareness of the Tennessee Highway Patrol and its parent agency, the Department of Safety and Homeland Security.

Topics covered include investigations, special operations and homeland security.


Participants must be at least 21, available to attend the sessions with no more than one absence and have no criminal history.

Deadline is Feb. 11. Applications are available on the departmental website, www.tn.gov/safety; the THP Facebook page, www.facebook.com/tennesseehighwaypatrol; or by sending an email to email.safety@tn.gov.

For more information contact Sgt. Stan Hollandsworth at (615) 251-6321, Trooper Chris Dye at (615) 232-2901 or Shannon Hall at (615) 251-5170.

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