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Years of service: Senior trooper honored at badge-pinning event

The Nevada Highway Patrol honored the trooper with the most time under his belt on Friday afternoon.NHP bestowed the title of senior trooper — the longest-serving on the force — on Ron Larson at a ceremony at the Division of Public Safety in Carson City. Larson, a veteran of 24 and 1⁄2 years, was honored by his fellow troopers, sergeants, lieutenants and retired NHP personnel.Larson’s wife pinned the senior trooper badge on him in front of all his compatriots while one of his daughters and his granddaughter sat in the front row, the 16-month-old playing with his official hat.Larson has …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Oct 20, 2012 04:06AM Published Oct 20, 2012 04:04AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.