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Published May 25, 2013, 06:41 PM

The State Patrol is beefing up its forces

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV)-- The State Patrol is beefing up its forces -- in large part due to the boom in the oil patch.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV)-- The State Patrol is beefing up its forces -- in large part due to the boom in the oil patch.

Because state highways are significantly becoming busier, the Legislature approved 15 additional troopers in the recent session.

The hiring process is now underway, it'll take the patrol staff from 198 full-time employees to 213.

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