Graduation day Friday for junior troopers

By The Associated Press

INSTITUTE, W.Va. – It’s graduation day at West Virginia State University for the 19th Junior Trooper Academy.

The academy is a week-long program designed to introduce young people between the ages of 14-17 to the law enforcement field. Instruction includes training in firearms, Internet safety, crime scene investigation and other related classes.

Fifty-seven junior troopers participated in the training this week. Today’s graduation is scheduled for 10 a.m.

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