Among the 38 recent graduates of the Arkansas State Police Trooper School for 2018 are several men with South Arkansas ties, or who have been assigned to South Arkansas counties.

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Upon reporting for duty at their respective troop headquarters, the new troopers will be placed with a certified departmental Field Training Officer (FTO). Each graduate will work in tandem with their respective FTO for a transitional period prior to being released to their assignment

The recruits reported to the Arkansas State Police Training Academy in Little Rock on February 25. During the past 21 weeks each recruit has accumulated more than 1,000 hours of classroom and practical training.

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