New state trooper class includes five from Southside, Peninsula

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RICHMOND, Va. (WAVY) — The 124th generation of Virginia State Police troopers is graduating on Friday in Chesterfield County.

The class includes five new troopers who are from the Hampton Roads region. Nine who will be assigned somewhere in this area, including two of the troopers who are from Hampton Roads.

State police say the class includes 44 new troopers.

The troopers will report to their assignments Nov. 7 to complete the last portion of their training.