Peer Helpers learn about being state troopers

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, December 12, 2012


T uesday, Peer Helpers from area high schools learned what it takes to be an Alabama State Trooper.

The event, sponsored by the Covington County Children’s Policy Council Coalition and the Alabama Department of Public Safety, served as a leadership and mentoring program for students at Opp, Straughn, Red Level, Pleasant Home, Florala and Andalusia high schools. Hosted on the AHS campus, more than 10 troopers talked about the skills needed for law enforcement, the equipment used in the profession and what it takes to be a community leader.


Above: Sgt. Jason Black snaps a photo of Opp’s Hillary Mock.