Being a police officer is one of the toughest but most rewarding jobs a person can have.  Take it from me!  I was a police officer for 10 years.

One of the first steps in being a police officer is the intense mental and physical training the men and women of law enforcement go through before they hit the streets to protect us.

The Louisiana State Police has announced that they will be graduating their 97th class of recruits this Friday, March 23rd, 2018.  It will take place at the BREC’s Independence Park Theatre and Cultural Center located at 7800 Independence Blvd in Baton Rouge.

Also this year they LSP will honor fallen trooper in a highway dedication. The memorial highway dedication ceremony will be held for a Trooper who was killed in the line of duty in 1958.

The ceremony will also be held this Friday, March 23rd, 2018 at 1:00 pm at the same location as the graduation.