State Trooper Candidates In Training
June 12th, 2012
According to a recent news release some ninety-two state trooper candidates have started a 19-week boot-camp style course at the Michigan State Police Training Academy in Lansing. State police say that recruits will receive training in firearms, water safety, defensive tactics, patrol techniques, report writing, ethics, first aid, criminal law, crime scene processing and precision driving. Instructors of the courses include the school’s commander and assistant commander, along with some 16 troopers from around Michigan. The training day runs from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m., and recruits must remain at the academy from Sunday evening through Friday afternoon. Recruits who successfully complete the training are scheduled to graduate Oct. 19.