May 19, 2011 by Julie Montanaro
Dozens of new troopers are about to hit the road in Florida.
39 men and women graduated today from the Florida Highway Patrol's training academy. They range in age from 20 to 59. Among them are Mariette Gray, a new trooper assigned to Taylor County , and Justin Young, son of the Gadsden County Sheriff, who is headed down to Orlando.
The new troopers just completed a 27-week training period and will report for duty on June 3rd.