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Troopers in the Water Patrol Division Ready for Seasonal Boat Patrols

Looking behind a speeding boat in the early morning, watching the sunrise on Waiheke island, New Zealand

(Missouri) If you have been out and about on one of the 568 lakes in Missouri recently, you might have noticed some state troopers with the Water Patrol Division boating around.

Corporal Juston Wheetley with the Missouri State Highway Patrol says the water patrol is ready for the spring and summer months.

We asked Wheetley how water patrol coverage is divided across the state.

To find out about Missouri boating regulations and safety, click here.

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