Two new State Troopers assigned to patrol Jefferson County

(Jefferson County) Two recent graduates of the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s 113th Recruit Class has been assigned to patrol zone 13 which covers Jefferson County.

Trooper Nicholas Bringer, a native of Lewistown and Trooper Jack Collins, a native of Bolivar began their on-duty training on Monday and will be supervised by a Field Training Officer for the next few months.

Corporal Logan Bolton with the patrol welcomes the new troopers and encourages those interested in being a state trooper can apply for upcoming classes.

The accelerated recruit class is for current law enforcement officers wanting to make a change and become a trooper.

The 114th Recruit Class got underway earlier this month.

Testing is still open for the 115th and 116th recruit classes.

For more information or to apply to become a trooper with the Missouri State Highway Patrol, visit or call 1-800-796-7000.