Colonel James Prochniak, superintendent of the North Dakota Highway Patrol, announces that Trooper James J. Gallagher graduated from the Highway Patrol Academy on June 24, 2010. Trooper Gallagher has been assigned to the Highway Patrol’s Northeast Region and will be stationed at Grafton. Trooper Gallagher has completed 12 weeks of academic training at the North Dakota Highway Patrol Academy in Bismarck. Upon arriving at his assigned post, Trooper Gallagher will begin eight weeks of field training which will conclude the end of August.
Trooper Gallagher graduated from the University of North Dakota with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice.