Former Sgt. Brandon M. White, an 18-year veteran with the Missouri Highway Patrol, was promoted Wednesday to lieutenant.
According to Capt. Corey J. Schoeneberg, commanding officer of Troop F, Jefferson City, White was appointed to the patrol Jan. 16, 2001, as a member of the 78th Recruit Class.
Upon completing his training at the patrol's Law Enforcement Academy, he was assigned to Troop F, Zone 8, Callaway County. In 2005, he transferred to Zone 11, serving Camden and Miller counties. He was promoted to corporal May 13, 2007, and designated assistant zone supervisor of Zone 8, Callaway County.
On July 9, 2009, he was promoted to sergeant and designated zone supervisor of Zone 9, Montgomery County. He transferred to the Training Division, General Headquarters, Jefferson City, and was designated an academy instructor June 1, 2011.
White grew up in Houston and graduated from Houston High School in 1995. He attended Mineral Area College in Park Hills where he earned an Associate of Science degree in criminal justice.
In 2018, White completed the Police Leadership: The WestPoint Model course. He has one daughter, Sophia.