Recruiters

Lieutenant Roger Whittler

Lieutenant Roger Whittler

Contact information: roger.whittler@mshp.dps.mo.gov

Lieutenant Roger Whittler was appointed to the Patrol on July 1, 1987. He is the statewide Recruitment Coordinator. He is assigned as the Assistant Director of the Human Resources Division at General Headquarters in Jefferson City.

"It is a dream come true for me to serve on the Missouri State Highway Patrol. I grew up in Central Missouri, where I had the opportunity to meet many troopers. I was, and continue to be, impressed by the knowledge and abilities that troopers demonstrate when dealing with people. I knew early on that training is the only way to become competent in your profession. The reason I want a career with the Patrol is because of the training, and the multitude of opportunities for different assignments. There are many challenges ahead, and to meet those challenges, I am prepared to train and develop additional skills which makes this career an ongoing, enjoyable journey."


Corporal Rober Parr

Corporal Robert Parr

Contact information: robert.parr@mshp.dps.mo.gov

Corporal Robert Parr was appointed to the Patrol on January 18, 2004. He is assigned as a full-time recruiter responsible for recruitment activities in the eastern region of Missouri, covering Troop B, Macon, and Troop C, Weldon Spring.

"I chose to apply to the Missouri State Highway Patrol because of its high level of professionalism. For me, the Missouri State Highway Patrol is an organization that is known for producing ladies and gentlemen that strictly enforce the law. If one is looking for a career in which personal integrity is held to a higher level, the Patrol is a natural fit. I enjoy recruiting prospective applicants across the state. I am excited about my profession and the Patrol, and enjoy sharing that feeling with those who are ready to accept the challenge."


Sergeant David B. Haggett

Sergeant Brad Haggett

Contact information: david.haggett@mshp.dps.mo.gov

Sergeant Brad Haggett was appointed to the Patrol on August 1, 1993. He is assigned as the full time recruiter for Troop E, Poplar Bluff, Troop G, Willow Springs, and Troop I, Rolla. He is responsible for recruitment activities in the central and southeast regions of Missouri.

"I am living my dream of being a Missouri State Trooper. Growing up in southeast Missouri I regularly came in contact with the local Troopers that frequented my family's general store. As a boy I was so impressed by their demeanor, uniform and patrol car that I knew at an early age I wanted to be a part of the Missouri State Highway Patrol. As I grew older the early impression and desire only grew stronger. Our organization is one that prides itself on integrity, professionalism and character. I am proud to be a part of an organization that serves and is respected by the citizens of the state of Missouri. I have an exciting career, and enjoy sharing my experiences with others that might rise to the challenge of being a Missouri State Trooper. As a recruiter my goal is to seek out individuals who possess the qualities to become a trooper and have a sincere desire to serve the public."


Trooper Manual Miranda

Corporal Manuel "David" Miranda

Contact information: manuel.miranda@mshp.dps.mo.gov

Corporal Manuel "David" Miranda was appointed to the Patrol on January 1, 2007. He is assigned as a Full-Time Recruiter, responsible for recruiting activities in western Missouri. His areas of responsibility are Troops A, Lee's Summit, Troop D, Springfield, and H, Saint Joseph.

I knew from the time I was on active duty in the Marine Corps, that I not only wanted a career in law enforcement, but I wanted to be a State Trooper. I have the privilege of working for an agency where excellence is the normal. I am very passionate about my profession. The professionalism and camaraderie within the Missouri State Highway Patrol are like no other. I have co-workers that are truly ladies and gentlemen who enforce the law. My goal is to recruit individuals who have the desire to become part of this great organization, and who will rise to the challenge of carrying on the great traditions of the Missouri Highway Patrol.