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State Police Academy


1941

Col. H. Clare Hess was appointed superintendent at the State Police Academy

Other events that happened on or around 1941

1946

An appropriation of $60,000 was obtained for the West Virginia State Police Academy during the legislative session

Other events that happened on or around 1946

1947

An additional appropriation of $60,000 to build the State Police Academy was obtained from legislature

Other events that happened on or around 1947

1948

Construction began on the state police academy

Other events that happened on or around 1948

Jun 30, 1949

Captain Ray retired as first director of the state police academy

Oct 02, 1949

The state police opened a new facility at Institute and the first class began its studies

Dec 10, 1949

The first class graduated from the state police academy

1949

The West Virginia State Police Academy began operation

Other events that happened on or around 1949

1969

A new dormitory was completed at the state police academy

Other events that happened on or around 1969

1979

Building C was added to the state police academy

Other events that happened on or around 1979


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