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51 cadets graduate from Louisiana State Police Training Academy

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Posted at 1:53 PM, Jan 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-31 14:53:55-05

On Friday, the Louisiana State Police announced the graduation of its 99th Cadet Class.

51 cadets completed their journey to becoming a Louisiana State Trooper as graduation ceremonies were held Istrouma Baptist Church in Baton Rouge.

Cadets began their training on August 25, 2019. At that time, 61 cadets from across the state entered into 23 week journey through the Louisiana State Police Training Academy. According to LSP, cadets received training in various subjects including crash investigation, emergency vehicle operations, impaired driving detection, traffic incident management, and leadership in addition to a rigorous physical training regimen.

51 of those cadets reached their goal on Friday January 31, receiving the distinguished badge of the Louisiana State Police. The newly graduated Troopers will deploy across the state, where they will participate in a 10-14 week field training program while supervised by a veteran Louisiana State Trooper.

The following is a list of graduates and their Troop assignments:

Troop A – Baton Rouge

Adam Alford
Brandon Blackburn
Paul Davis III
Dylan Doucet
Tomas Quintero
Christian Reed
Garrett Yetman

Troop B – Kenner

Eric Alsup Jr.
Joshua Brant
Benjamin Gex IV
Henry Kirsch
David Lowe
Skyler Rauch
Matthew Subervielle

Troop C – Gray

Mark Charpentier
Blaine Landry
Mackenzie McKee
Cody Sager

Troop D – Lake Charles

Chester Austin
Daniel Battise
Shawn Donahoe
Matthew Gaspard
Brandon Jinks
Jason Lavender

Troop E – Alexandria

Caleb Gammel
Justin Jenkins
Cody McNeal
Jacelynn Sauce
Travis Williams

Troop F – Monroe

Justin Brazzel
Phillip Butcher Jr.
Jacob Hale
Joshua May
James Pelley
Jordan Walsworth

Troop G – Bossier City

Daniel Albrecht
Nicholas Rowell
Cody Roy
Jonathan Smith

Troop I – Lafayette

Andrew Arton
Jordan Chapple
Peggy Jennings
Jameson Jordan
Chris Leger
Todd Rogers
Michael Starling

Troop L – Mandeville

Katherine Hanna
Jeffery Heriot
Andrew Hern
Lee Hunt
Freeman Ramsey II

For more information on the process of becoming a Louisiana State Trooper, please visit our recruiting page at http://lsp.org/recruit.html [lsp.org], or contact your local LSP Public Information Officer at http://lsp.org/public.html [lsp.org]. The Louisiana State Police Commission is currently accepting applications. For more information on cadet testing, visit the Louisiana State Police Commission website at http://laspc.dps.louisiana.gov/laspc.nsf [laspc.dps.louisiana.gov].