A total of 31 new troopers graduated from the patrols law enforcement academy on Friday morning. The class lasted over a period of 25 weeks. During the ceremony four class awards were given out. The awards were given out based on the categories of fitness and academic performance and firearms. The new troopers will receive their first assignments as troopers on January 6, 2020. Two of the troopers, who graduated were residents of Southeast Missouri. Adam R. Shipley is from Jackson and Zachary S. Horrell is from Cape Girardeau. Horrell. will be a member of Troop B, Zone 6 and Shipley will be a member of Troop E, Zone 12. All new troopers, who graduated were members of the academy’s 108th graduating class.