Law Enforcement

GSP Trooper Cadet Passes Following Training Exercise

The Georgia Department of Public Safety announced Friday that a Trooper Cadet has passed away.

The Trooper Cadet from the 113th Trooper School passed in the line of duty during training. 

From a press release from the Georgia Department of Public Safety:

Trooper Cadet Patrick Dupree #847, along with other members of the 113th Trooper School, were performing a training exercise at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center on Thursday, September 8, 2022.  After completion of the exercise, Trooper Cadet Dupree collapsed, and lifesaving measures were performed by trained medical staff on site.  Trooper Cadet Dupree was rushed to a local hospital, where he passed away.

The Department of Public Safety sends its sincerest condolences and prayers to the family and co-workers of Trooper Cadet Dupree.  We ask that you keep Trooper Cadet Dupree’s family in your prayers as they cope with the loss of their loved one.

Jessica Szilagyi is Publisher of The Georgia Virtue. She focuses primarily on state and local politics as well as issues in law enforcement. She has a background in Political Science with a focus in local government and has a Master of Public Administration from the University of Georgia. Jessica is a "Like It Or Not" contributor for Fox5 in Atlanta, a commentator on the 'Let Me Tell You Why You're Wrong Podcast,' and she has two blogs of her own: The Perspicacious Conservative and "Hair Blowers to Lawn Mowers." Sign up for her weekly newsletter:

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