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Tennessee Highway Patrol welcomes potential troopers
Training is under way for the current class of 48 men and women looking to become members of the Tennessee Highway Patrol.
If you’d like to be the long arm of the law, a career with the Tennessee Highway Patrol might be for you.Training began earlier this month for a new cadet class of 48 men and women looking to become state troopers.Lt. Bill Miller says the Tennessee Highway Patrol maintains a continuous search for quality troopers and says three factors make a person a preferred candidate. Miller says those factors are: 1) four years of military service, 2) four years as a police officer, or 3) a four-year college degree.“More than anything, we’re looking for good, moral people,” said Miller. “That means no criminal record, no DUI convictions, a valid driver license, and a good credit history.