Stuck at a dead-end job? Want to serve the public and get paid handsomely to do so? The Minnesota State Patrol is hiring.

According to Upon graduation from the State Patrol Trooper Training Academy, Troopers earn $54,789/year or $26.24/hour. Top pay of $72,307 is reached after 8 years.

Sgt. Troy Christianson says, "the Minnesota State Patrol provides for an exciting and meaningful career that goes beyond the highway."

Training is offered in several fields of expertise, including:
·         Crash Reconstruction.
·         Flight Section.
·         Commercial Vehicle Inspection.
·         Special Response Team. 
·         K-9 Handlers.
For more info on benefits and salary, training opportunities, applicant information, youth opportunities and more. Check
If you have any questions concerning traffic related laws or issues in Minnesota send your questions to Sgt. Troy Christianson – Minnesota State Patrol at 2900 48th Street NW, Rochester MN 55901-5848.  (Or reach him at,

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