Trevor Dew

Trevor Dew, a Taylor High graduate, was class leader for the 2019 recruit class of the Arkansas State Police.

The Arkansas State Police held a graduation ceremony last week for 36 trooper recruits.

Trevor Dew, 27, was the recruit class leader. He is a graduate of Taylor High School. Dew also placed first in firearms training among the cadet class.

Dew will be assigned to Highway Patrol Division, Troop G, Hempstead County.

The graduates are filling highway patrol vacancies in 21 different Arkansas counties. Also assigned to South Arkansas counties:

Garett Brock, 24, will be assigned to Highway Patrol Division, Troop F, Union County. He is a graduate of Alpena High School.

Justin Cherry, 28, will be assigned to Highway Patrol Division, Troop F, Union County. He is a graduate of Columbia Christian High School and Southern Arkansas University.

Hunter Glover, 21, will be assigned to Highway Patrol Division, Troop F, Union County. He is a graduate of Greenbrier High School.

Trevaughn Moore, 23, will be assigned to Highway Patrol Division, Troop F, Cleveland County. He is a graduate of Hampton High School and Southern Arkansas University.

The recruits initially reported to the Arkansas State Police Training Academy in Little Rock on February 24 and have accumulated 1,127 hours of specialized training.

Jami Cook, secretary of the Arkansas Department of Public Safety addressed the recruits along with Col. Bill Bryant, director of the Arkansas State Police.

Arkansas Supreme Court Chief Justice John Dan Kemp administered the oath of Arkansas State Trooper to the recruit graduates.

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.

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