Updated: 05/16/2014 4:38 PM
Created: 05/16/2014 4:17 PM KSTP.com
By: Cassie Hart
Thirty-eight cadets graduated from the Minnesota State Patrol Training Academy Friday, after 16 weeks of training, demanding course work and character building.
The ceremony was held at Mariucci Arena at the University of Minnesota. The new Troopers range in age from 21 to 43 years old, and include 12 military veterans and 13 with prior law enforcement experience.