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DPS Press Release - 97 Recruits to Graduate!

Wednesday, December 20, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: John Pike
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December 22, 2017


On Friday, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will graduate 97 new Texas Highway Patrol Troopers, who are completing the department’s 24-week recruit school.


Major General John F. Nichols, the Adjutant General of Texas, will be the keynote speaker at the graduation ceremony for the D-2017 Class. (Major General Nichols leads the Texas Military Department.)


Friday, December 22

Media opportunity to interview graduates (prior to the ceremony)*

9 – 9:30 a.m. Central Time

Hilton Hotel

500 E. 4th Street

Austin, TX 78701


10 a.m. Central Time

Trooper graduation ceremony

Hilton Hotel

500 E. 4th Street

Austin, TX 78701


*NOTE: If you are interested in interviewing a graduate prior to the ceremony, please contact the Media and Communications Office. Members of the media planning to attend the ceremony must have employer-issued identification.

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