Graduation ceremony held for 50 new Tennessee state troopers

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Fifty trooper cadets earned their badges in a graduation ceremony Friday.

The new troopers underwent extensive training over the course of 19 weeks.

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“There are 50 new state troopers on the roads for the Tennessee Highway Patrol – it’s a great day for us,” Tracy Trott said.

He continued, “The more people you have the better effect you can have on the state and the more lives you can save.”

Friday’s graduation ceremony was held at Hermitage Hills Baptist Church.