W.Va superintendent warns of trooper shortage
Superintendent says lack of minority officers is part of greater recruiting problem tied to funding
By Dave Boucher
West Virginia — Among the 698 troopers with the West Virginia State Police, there are 12 black men and one black woman.
Col. Jay Smithers, State Police superintendent, said he understands the agency needs to recruit more minority officers.
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