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January 29, 2018
EMPHASIS: Sergeant Jeffery T. Fitzgerald Promoted To Lieutenant

Colonel Sandra K. Karsten, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, announces the following promotion effective February 1, 2018:

Sergeant Jeff T. Fitzgerald is being promoted to lieutenant and assigned to the Gaming Division, General Headquarters, Jefferson City, MO.

Fitzgerald joined the Patrol on July 1, 1995, as a member of the 70th Recruit Class. Upon graduating from the Patrol’s Law Enforcement Academy, he was assigned to Troop A, Zone 11, Cass County. On December 1, 1998, he transferred to the Gaming Division, General Headquarters. He was promoted to corporal on November 1, 2001, and sergeant on March 5, 2006, and remained in that division.

Lieutenant Fitzgerald grew up in Woodhaven, MI. He graduated from Woodhaven High School in Woodhaven, MI, in 1988. In 1993, he earned a Bachelor of Science in criminology at Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, MI. Lt. Fitzgerald and his wife, Kimberly, have three children, Donna, Stacy, and Derek, and five grandchildren.

Photo available with this news release on the Patrol’s website.