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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.

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