SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Law and public safety students will get a real-life lesson when they visit the West Virginia State Police Academy.
The 50 students from River View High School in Bradshaw are due at the academy on Tuesday. They'll observe basic officer and cadet training, attend various demonstrations and listen to speakers.
They include Walter Stroupe, a retired member of the state police. He'll be representing the West Virginia State University Criminal Justice Department.
Another state police retiree, George Kennedy, arranged Tuesday's visit. He's currently a teacher at River View.