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SD Highway Patrol to host women’s recruiting seminar here Feb. 15

February 13, 2018 GMT

The South Dakota Highway Patrol will host five women’s recruiting seminars statewide, including one in Pierre on Thursday, February 15, according to a news release. The seminars, now in their fourth year, are designed to add more female troopers to the patrol’s ranks. There currently are 13 female troopers in the state. The two-hour seminar will feature female troopers available to discuss topics such as the application process, training, and the challenges that come with the position. The Pierre event will be held from 6-8 pm on February 15 at the Capitol Lake Visitors Center. For more information, go to https://dps.sd.gov/safety-enforcement/highway-patrol.

–By Capital Journal staff