Recruiters

Captain Ben Jones

Captain Ben Jones

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Captain Ben Jones was appointed to the Patrol on January 16, 2001. He is the statewide recruitment coordinator. He is assigned as the Director of the Career Recruitment Division at General Headquarters in Jefferson City.

"It is a dream come true for me to serve as a member of the Missouri State Highway Patrol. As a young adult growing up in Southeast Missouri, I was always impressed by the local troopers' uniforms, patrol cars, and professionalism. The reason I wanted a career with the Patrol is because I truly wanted to be a part of an organization that is respected by the citizens it serves. As the assistant director of the Career Recruitment Division, my goal is to assist in seeking out individuals who possess the qualities to become a trooper and have a sincere desire to serve the citizens of the great state of Missouri."


Corporal Rober Parr

Sergeant Robert Parr

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Sergeant Robert Parr was appointed to the Patrol on January 18, 2004. He is assigned as a full-time recruiter responsible for recruitment activities in the Eastern region of Missouri, covering Troop B, Macon and Troop C, Weldon Spring.

"I chose to apply to the Missouri State Highway Patrol because of its high level of professionalism. For me, the Missouri State Highway Patrol is an organization that is known for producing ladies and gentlemen that strictly enforce the law. If one is looking for a career in which personal integrity is held to a higher level, the Patrol is a natural fit. I enjoy recruiting prospective applicants across the state. I am excited about my profession and the Patrol, and enjoy sharing that feeling with those who are ready to accept the challenge."


Sergeant David B. Haggett

Sergeant Brad Haggett

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Sergeant Brad Haggett was appointed to the Patrol on August 1, 1993. He is assigned as the full time recruiter for Troop E, Poplar Bluff and Troop G, Willow Springs. He is responsible for recruitment activities in the South Central and Southeast regions of Missouri.

"I am living my dream of being a Missouri State Trooper. Growing up in southeast Missouri I regularly came in contact with the local Troopers that frequented my family's general store. As a boy I was so impressed by their demeanor, uniform and patrol car that I knew at an early age I wanted to be a part of the Missouri State Highway Patrol. As I grew older the early impression and desire only grew stronger. Our organization is one that prides itself on integrity, professionalism and character. I am proud to be a part of an organization that serves and is respected by the citizens of the state of Missouri. I have an exciting career, and enjoy sharing my experiences with others that might rise to the challenge of being a Missouri State Trooper. As a recruiter my goal is to seek out individuals who possess the qualities to become a trooper and have a sincere desire to serve the public."


Trooper Richard Stewart

Trooper Richard Stewart

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Trooper Richard Stewart was appointed to the Patrol on March 15, 2000. He is assigned as a full-time recruiter responsible for recruitment activities in the Northwest region of Missouri, covering Troop A, Lee's Summit and Troop H, St. Joseph.

"When I was in 5th grade my Elementary School teacher's husband was a Missouri State Trooper. He would have lunch with our class from time to time. I remember how impressive he looked in uniform, as well as his polite and professional demeanor; he made a positive impression on me at an early age. I often think of him and strive to leave the same positive impression. I am proud to be a part of such a respected and diverse organization that values its employees and holds a high level of standards. As a recruiter I enjoy talking with, and educating people about the Patrol as well as sharing our core values of Integrity, Responsibility, Respect, Professionalism, Compassion, Resourcefulness, Character and Commitment. I don't know of a better way to serve your community and have the ability to affect positive change within your community than being a part of the Missouri State Highway Patrol."


Trooper Antonio Sandoval

Trooper Antonio Sandoval

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Trooper Antonio Sandoval was appointed to the Patrol on January 18, 2004. He is assigned as a full-time recruiter responsible for recruitment activities in the Western region of Missouri, covering Troop D, Springfield and Troop I, Rolla.

"I chose to apply to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, because of the respect and expectation of high standards citizens have for State Troopers. Having been a police officer prior to becoming a Trooper, I saw firsthand how professional and selflessly dedicated Troopers were to their duty. I am now proud to be a part of such a great organization of men and women. As the recruiter for Troop D and Troop I, my goal is to seek out diverse service oriented applicants who are willing to accept the challenge of earning the title of Missouri State Trooper."