Patrolling The Big Sky (No. 1301)

First Aired Thursday, November 11, 2010

Ride along with the men and women of the Montana Highway Patrol.

Ride along with the men and women of the Montana Highway Patrol as they watch over some of the deadliest roads in the country. "Patrolling the Big Sky" travels to Wolf Point, where one trooper covers hundreds of miles of open road, mostly alone. In the Bitterroot Valley, explore a female trooper's dream of being in law enforcement. You'll even fly with the MHP's aviation department who patrol the roads from the Big Sky via helicopter and fixed-wing plane. And in Kalispell, meet the wife of a fallen trooper who is working to change DUI laws across the state. 

On this episode of Montana Journal, “Patrolling the Big Sky,” ride along with the men and women of the Montana Highway Patrol as they watch over some of the deadliest roads in the country. “Patrolling the Big Sky” travels to Wolf Point, where one trooper covers hundreds of miles of open road, mostly alone. In the Bitterroot Valley, explore a female trooper’s dream of being in law enforcement. You’ll even fly with the MHP’s aviation department who patrol the roads from the Big Sky via helicopter and fixed-wing plane. And in Kalispell, meet the wife of a fallen trooper who is working to change DUI laws across the state.

Join us for these stories and more on this episode of Montana Journal, “Patrolling the Big Sky.” Premieres Thursday, November 11th at 7:00pm on Montana PBS.

“Montana Journal” is produced in High-Definition by seniors in the Radio Television Department at The University of Montana.

U of M Radio Television 440 Class

Patrolling The Big Sky