NSP Basic Class 58 Begins
February 27, 2017 (Grand Island, Neb.) — On Monday February 27, 2017, the 58th Basic Recruit Class of the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) began training. The class consists of 22 members selected through a several month process of interviews and testing.
“These recruit candidates of Class 58 have undergone a very extensive, thorough screening process,” said Colonel Brad Rice, Superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol. “This is an exciting, challenging time for them. We are happy to have them, and are eager to watch their growth from now until they graduate.”
The new recruits will experience 23 weeks of training with graduation planned for August 18, 2017. They will undergo more than 1100 hours of training that balances a paramilitary setting with an academic environment. Recruits are housed and trained at the NSP Training Academy in Grand Island.
Members of the 58th Basic Recruit Class are from three states including Nebraska. The class includes 19 men and three women. ###
Mike Meyer-Public Information