BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Sunday morning, State Police Superintendent Mike Edmonson welcomed the state police's 93rd Cadet Class.
The class will undergo a 20-week academy that includes classroom courses on state and federal laws, ethics, crash investigation and impared driver detection. Cadets also take part in a daily physical training routine, pursuit driving training, as well as firearms and defensive tactics training.
The 93rd Cadet Class will be only the second in six years. The last class, the 92nd, graduated 46 troopers this May.
Graduating cadets will gain the right to wear the "Golden Boot" badge of the Louisiana State Police.