ISTA http://iowapublicradio.org en Concern Over State Trooper Numbers & Officer Safety http://iowapublicradio.org/post/concern-over-state-trooper-numbers-officer-safety <p>Since the year 2000, the amount of state troopers on Iowa’s roads has dropped more than 20 percent, delaying accident response time and forcing officers to make hard decisions based on where they are needed most. Today on River to River, Ben Kieffer talks with state troopers about their experience on the force and sits down with local police to discuss the dangers that exist for law enforcement personnel.</p><p></p> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 19:24:11 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Emily Woodbury 19661 at http://iowapublicradio.org Concern Over State Trooper Numbers & Officer Safety