June 23, 2024

Kansas Highway Patrol inducts 58th class

SALINA, Kan. — The Kansas Highway Patrol graduated 24 individuals on Thursday afternoon from the Highway Patrol Training Academy in Salina. This was the 58th class to graduate from the academy.

The individuals took part in a 23-week intensive academy that involved crash investigation techniques, how to test and spot impaired drivers, received weapons training and the study of the Kansas laws.

The troopers will now move to the counties they are assigned to begin work with their Field Training Officers.

The group also graduated four females, which is the largest in a KHP graduation class in the 58 years.

Western Kansas will be getting three new Troopers

Ford County – Trooper Adam Flowers

Finney County – Trooper Trey Winters

Thomas County – Trooper Kenton Ubelaker