MISSOURI STATE HIGHWAY PATROL
a division of the
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
Troop F Headquarters - 2920 North Shamrock Road - Jefferson City, MO 65102
For further information please contact:
Sergeant Scott White
June 29, 2018
New Troopers Assigned To Troop F
Captain Michael A. Turner, commanding officer of Troop F, Jefferson City, is pleased to announce the assignment of three new troopers to Troop F. The new troopers were members of the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s 105th Recruit Class that graduated from the Patrol Academy on June 29, 2018. The new troopers report for duty on July 16, 2018.
Trooper Kalen S. Linneman, Huntsville, Missouri, has been assigned to Zone 7, which serves the citizens of Cooper and Howard counties. Trooper Linneman graduated from Westran High School in Huntsville, Missouri. After graduating high school, he attended Central Methodist University in Fayette, Missouri, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in athletic training. He also attended Central Missouri State University, in Warrensburg, Missouri, and earned a master’s degree in exercise and sports science. He was previously employed as an athletic trainer at Midwest Bone and Joint, in Macon, Missouri. Trooper Linneman’s field training officer will be Trooper Anthony M. Richerson, and his zone supervisor will be Sergeant Derrick R. Powell.
Trooper Jacob C. McKinney, Tebbetts, Missouri, has been assigned to Zone 15, which serves the citizens of Callaway County. Trooper McKinney graduated from Jefferson City High School in Jefferson City, Missouri. After graduating high school, he attended Columbia College in Columbia, Missouri, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in general studies. Trooper McKinney previously served active duty in the United State Marine Corps, in Camp Pendleton, California. He currently serves in the United States Marine Corps Reserves. His field training officer will be Corporal Jonathan A. Cluver, and his zone supervisor will be Sergeant Ryan S. Thompson.
Trooper Philipp J. Vroegop, Waynesville, Missouri, has been assigned to Zone 9, which serves the citizens of Montgomery County. Trooper Vroegop graduated from Waynesville High School in Waynesville, Missouri. After graduating high school, he attended Ozark Technical Community College. He was previously employed by U.S. Securities in Springfield, Missouri. Trooper Vroegop currently serves in the Army National Guard. His field training officer will be Trooper Zachary A. Czerniewski, and his zone supervisor will be Sergeant Mark G. Broniec.
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