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Trooper Shot in the Line of Duty Honored During Governor’s State of the State Address

Missouri State Highway Patrol Trooper Colton Beck and Missouri Governor Mike Parson. Social Media Photo courtesy of Governor Mike Parson

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (Missourinet) A Missouri state trooper who was shot last month in the line of duty was a special guest at this week’s State of the State Address. Governor Parson recognized Trooper Colton Beck, who was shot by a suspect during a routine traffic stop.

Parson’s 47-billion-dollar state budget proposal includes a request for 11-million to upgrade peace officer training academies and provide more scholarships for officers getting certified.

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