Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper cadet class includes most women ever
BY LEIGHANNE MANWARREN NewsOK.com
Friday, March 01, 2013
3/01/13 at 5:14 AM
OKLAHOMA CITY - For Mystal Perkins, 23, of Edmond, there was no question. She applied to be a state trooper "because they are best."
"If I'm going to be in law enforcement, I want to be the best," she said. "My dad was in law enforcement (in Chickasha) when I was younger, and it was something I was always passionate about.
"After graduating college, it was the only thing that stuck."
The Robert R. Lester Training Center lobby was buzzing with nervous excitement Thursday as 54 cadets signed in for their first day of the 61st Oklahoma Highway Patrol Academy.
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