The Michigan State Police announced their 133rd Trooper Recruit School Graduates, with 10 of them sworn in as troopers from Southwest Michigan.

Today’s ceremony in Lansing also included the swearing in of 127 total recruits who had been in training since early June. Governor Rick Snyder was the keynote speaker at graduation, thanking the new recruits for dedicating their lives “to serving and protecting the residents of our great state”.

Below is the list of Southwest Michigan troopers, along with their post assignments.

Luke Simmons - Kalamazoo - Alpena Post
Andrea Tillman - St. Joseph - Cadillac Post
David Dawson - Niles - Hart Post
Taylor Klotz - Hastings - Lansing Post
Alan Mater - Nashville - Lansing Post
Aaron Adams - Dowagiac - Niles Post
Brock Belanger - Bridgman - Niles Post
Samuel Whittaker - Niles - Niles Post
Mark Fletcher - Kalamazoo - Paw Paw Post
Michael Shaw - Allegan - Wayland Post

The Marshall Post will also receive two new troopers.

Tyler Goerbig - Twin Lake
Allsion Lukco - Lansing

Congratulations to our new troopers!