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​​​"You saved my life that night."

Trooper Keenan Jones; Jake Bosacker’s mug shot from the night of his DWI; Jake, now sober, at his wedding earlier this yearIn the summer of 2017, 21-year-old Jake Bosacker made a promise to himself: No more drinking. He would move home to Minnesota from his college in Texas. Take a semester off. Move back in with his parents and get a job. Sober up. And maybe, finally, follow that lifelong dream of becoming a sworn law enforcement officer. But early in the morning on Sept. 9, 2017, State Trooper Keenan Jones pulled him over for a DWI. Four years later, Jake is back, thanking Trooper Jones for saving his life. Witness their reunion in our blog.

The Ongoing Crisis: Traffic Deaths on Minnesota’s Roads

A hand on a steering wheelThe 100 days between Memorial Day and Labor Day this year continued a distressing trend of traffic deaths. Those 100 days are the most traveled of the year on Minnesota roads, and this year they proved particularly tragic. Preliminary numbers show that 167 people died in traffic crashes during this year's 100 most-traveled days. They accounted for over half of all the 321 traffic deaths through early September this year. People are dying on Minnesota roads in record numbers, and we're doing everything we can to stop it. But we can't do it without your help. Learn more in our ​blog.