INSTITUTE, W.Va. — Two weeks ago, the West Virginia State Police graduated the 63rd Cadet Class. Monday, 28 new cadets arrive at the State Police Academy in Institute to begin their training.

The 64th Cadet Class will take their oath of office Monday morning. It will be administered by U.S. Magistrate Dwane Tinsley.

The cadets will go through 25 weeks of training in and out of the classroom involving mental and physical challenges.

With a number of senior troopers set to retire in the coming months, the new cadets will help build back up the ranks.

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  • Dr Nate

    Did the schooling also teach them to not set up people , like down in mingo county? Also, stop giving hookers, I mean "dancers" rides home, in Jefferson,then getting caught on camera doing wrongs? Po-po's need a weeks worth of schooling on common since! Plus , you po-po's slow it down , every time you guys total out a cop car, its that black ice story, when non-po-po's wreck, you always blame speed!!! Just sayin!!

  • I'm honest at least

    Gonna need help now that the state police will be helping disabled cars on the interstates .....(something that should have been going on anyways.)

  • Mekunit

    Appreciate putting your life on the line. May God keep his hand of protection on you.

  • Jonus Grumby

    Hopefully this class will produce quality troopers who will help fill the void of others slated to retire. Combined with the fact that many areas of the state are very short of manpower, their presence will be appreciated.