GRAND ISLAND, Neb. — The Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) has started training for the next class to join the ranks as Nebraska State Troopers. Basic Recruit Camp 60 began Monday at the NSP Training Academy in Grand Island.
“Today is a great day for the Nebraska State Patrol,” said Colonel John Bolduc, Superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol. “Starting a new recruit camp makes every trooper proud. They know what these recruits are about to experience and know that these recruits will join them in the field following excellent training from their fellow troopers at the Training Academy.”
Camp 60 includes sixteen recruits hailing from Nebraska, Iowa, and South Dakota. The recruits of Camp 60 are:
Curtis Anderson - Lincoln Matthew Richardson – Council Bluffs, IA
Albert Brooks - Kearney Elliot Schmit - Omaha
Robert Fisk – Ames, IA Michael Schmitt - Elkhorn
Cole Gibbons - Minden Kevin Schrunk - Elkhorn
Jordan Girardi - Council Bluffs, IA Nathan Schulz – Fort Calhoun
Seth Howard - Lincoln Brandon Smith - McCook
Kristen McCrea – Pierre, SD Cameron TenEyck - Omaha
Seth Olson - Kearney Dakota Wilson - Ralston
“These recruits have all demonstrated a desire to serve the public,” said Captain Jeff Roby, Commander of the NSP Training Academy. “Our staff will work with that attitude of public service and equip them with the skills and abilities to serve communities across our state.”
Camp 60 marks the beginning of NSP’s new training cycle to allow for two training camps per year. These 16 recruits will complete 22 weeks of training and graduate on June 21. The next NSP training camp, Camp 61, will begin in July. You can apply for Camp 61 on the NSP website.