You see them on the interstates all the time, and now the South Dakota Highway Patrol is looking for new members.
This is the latest hiring push at the HP. Last year, we showed you an effort to hire more women.
Trooper Brynn Rist says she joined to follow in her grandpa’s footsteps.
“Growing up, I didn’t really have anyone that was a female in law enforcement, because it’s not — I guess — a very female-dominant job,” Rist said.
On Friday’s Eye on KELOLAND, we’ll look at new hiring efforts and why the HP says diversity is important.