T here are eighty-two new State Troopers following Friday's graduation.
G overnor Rick Snyder served as the keynote speaker at the ceremony.
115 prospective troopers reported to MSP training academy on January 5th when the 126th Trooper Recruit School Began.
Twenty-one weeks late r 82 made it through.
Some of the training included firearms, water safety, defensive tactics, patrol techniques and ethics.
T his addition comes as Flint's Emergency Manager proposes laying off 36 police officers from the city's force.
F lint will now have 54 state troopers assisting its police department.
The MSP is actively recruiting; interested candidates should visit www.michigan.gov/mspjobs for more information on how to apply.