Posted 6/20/24


Wednesday, June 18th, the Department of Safety and Homeland Security Commissioner and Tennessee Highway Patrol welcomed the newest graduating classes of Tennessee State Troopers.

Trooper Cadet Class 624 graduated 67 troopers. The Lateral Trooper Cadet Class 524 graduated 16 troopers composed of all prior Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission certified law enforcement officers from across Tennessee.

Trooper Kirby W. Smith of class 624 was named the top cadet for his class and was presented with the Trooper Calvin Jenks Memorial Award for Excellence for his leadership, work ethic, and academics.