South Dakota HIghway Patrol

The South Dakota Highway Patrol may be looking for you, to become a Trooper that is.  The Highway Patrol is accepting applications until February 28th.  Watertown Squad Trooper Aaron Schoenfeld says they are currently accepting applications for troopers.  He says the rewards are many..…..

Trooper Schoenfeld says the length of training depends are if you are currently a certified officer or not….

There are currently 189 troopers in the South Dakota Highway Patrol. The hourly rate is $22.25 plus a $1.00 per hour shift differential for working night-shift.

You can apply by visiting the South Dakota Department of Public Safety webpage as dps.sd.gov or by visiting their facebook page.