Colonel James Prochniak, superintendent of the North Dakota Highway Patrol, announces that Trooper Michael B. Hayen graduated from the Highway Patrol Academy on July 27, 2012. Trooper Hayen has been assigned to the Highway Patrol’s Southwest Region and will be stationed in Linton. Trooper Hayen has completed 20 weeks of academic and physical training at the North Dakota Highway Patrol Academy in Bismarck. Upon arriving at his assigned post, Trooper Hayen will begin a field training program.
Trooper Hayen graduated from St. Cloud University with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and also received a law enforcement certificate from Metropolitan State University in St. Paul, MN.