A veteran with the Missouri State Highway Patrol has been promoted to the rank of lieutenant effective January 1.
Dusty L. Hoffman grew up in Glasgow, Missouri and joined the Air Force in 1989. He entered the Highway Patrol in August of 1993 and has climbed his way through the ranks. He will be assigned to the Research and Development Division of the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Jefferson City.
Press Release from the Missouri State Highway Patrol
Colonel Ron Replogle announces the following promotion, which is effective January 1, 2014:
Sergeant Dusty L. Hoffman is being promoted to the rank of lieutenant and assigned to the Research and Development Division, General Headquarters, Jefferson City, MO.
Hoffman joined the Patrol on August 1, 1993, as a member of the 66th Recruit Class. After graduating from the Patrol’s Law Enforcement Academy, he was assigned to Troop F, Zone 6, Moniteau and Morgan counties. He transferred to Troop F, Zone 3, Boone County, on May 1, 1995. On December 1, 2001, he was promoted to corporal and assigned to Troop F, Zone 7, Cooper and Howard counties. He transferred to the Gaming Division, General Headquarters, on May 1, 2003. Hoffman was promoted to sergeant on October 15, 2006. On September 19, 2010, he transferred to the Governor’s Security Division, General Headquarters.
Lieutenant Hoffman grew up in Glasgow, MO, where he graduated from Howard County R-II High School in 1989. He joined the U.S. Air Force in 1989, where he served as a law enforcement specialist with assignments in Texas, Panama, and Alaska. Hoffman was honorably discharged in 1992. He earned a bachelor’s of science degree in criminal justice from Columbia College, in Columbia, MO, in 2004. Lt. Hoffman and his wife, Sunny (Mosbaugh), of Joplin, reside in Columbia, MO, and have four children.