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DPS announces 62nd OHP Academy graduation

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Department of Public Safety officials announce the
graduation of the 62nd Oklahoma Highway Patrol Academy.

OHPGraduation and commissioning ceremonies for thirty-three new Oklahoma
Highway Patrol Troopers will be held Friday, June 13, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at
the Memorial Road Church of Christ located at 2221 E. Memorial Road in
Edmond.

“We congratulate all of these new troopers on their hard work and
dedication,” said DPS Commissioner Michael C. Thompson.

OHP Chief, Colonel Ricky Adams said, “These young men have shown that they
have what it takes to earn the title Oklahoma State Trooper, and we welcome
them to our family.”

The next phase of training for the graduates of the 62nd OHP Academy will
consist of three months of field training with a senior trooper.

The thirty-three cadets come to the Patrol from all over the state with a
variety of work experiences. Their ages range from 23 to 37.

Commissioner Thompson challenged the graduating class to uphold the
traditions and proud legacy of Troopers who have served Oklahoma since
1937.

Applications for the 63rd Oklahoma Highway Patrol Academy are currently
being accepted until June 30, 2014 at http://www.jointheohp.com

 

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