This film is narrated by Reed Gardner. It shows the process of "turning men into highway patrolmen." The roving camera perspective through patrol school shows men engaged in personal hygiene, exercises, first aid instruction, marching drills, classroom instruction, attending a lecture by a psychologist on hit-and-run evidence, moving through the chow line, learning self-defense, apprehending offenders, handling fires, using a Harger Drunkometer, using fire arms, taking examinations and graduating.
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