State and Regional News

Troopers graduate from MSHP academy

            Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, announces that 10 troopers graduated from the Patrol’s Law Enforcement Academy on Friday, April 29, 2022.

Governor announces launch of website for Missouri's American Rescue Plan Act funds

Today, Governor Mike Parson announced the launch of a public website to help guide access to Missouri's American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds. The website, moarpa.mo.gov, enables visitors to learn about how ARPA State Fiscal Recovery Funds are being spent in Missouri. The website will also provide information on how Missouri organizations, non-profits, municipalities, businesses, communities, and other entities can apply for the State’s ARPA funds.

Patrol to offer accelerated academy for 116th class

                  Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, announces the agency will offer another 15-week accelerated academy to law enforcement professionals interested in becoming a trooper. To be eligible, candidates must possess an active Missouri Class A POST license in good standing or be able to obtain one prior to the start of recruit training.