A special Missouri House committee heard testimony in 2014 concerning the merger of the Water Patrol and the Highway Patrol. Craig Ellingson (center) whose son, Brandon Ellingson, drowned at the Lake of the Ozarks, listened intently as Missouri Highway Patrol Sgt. Randy Henry (left) and patrol superintendent Ronald Replogle testified in Jefferson City.
A special Missouri House committee heard testimony in 2014 concerning the merger of the Water Patrol and the Highway Patrol. Craig Ellingson (center) whose son, Brandon Ellingson, drowned at the Lake of the Ozarks, listened intently as Missouri Highway Patrol Sgt. Randy Henry (left) and patrol superintendent Ronald Replogle testified in Jefferson City. File photo by Keith Myers The Kansas City Star
A special Missouri House committee heard testimony in 2014 concerning the merger of the Water Patrol and the Highway Patrol. Craig Ellingson (center) whose son, Brandon Ellingson, drowned at the Lake of the Ozarks, listened intently as Missouri Highway Patrol Sgt. Randy Henry (left) and patrol superintendent Ronald Replogle testified in Jefferson City. File photo by Keith Myers The Kansas City Star

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