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Montana woman becomes ‘honorary state trooper’ for ‘running radar’ with hair dryer

Montana Highway Patrol has awarded a woman the unofficial title of “honorary state trooper” after she made it her mission to slow down speeding cars by ‘running radar’ with her hair dryer.

According to CNN, Patti Baumgartner’s son tweeted out a picture of his mother sitting in a lawn chair with her hair dryer and tagged Montana State Trooper Noah Pesola.

Pesola tracked down Baumgartner to recognize her efforts with a trooper’s badge and hat.

This Lady is helping @TrooperPesola slow drivers down on Finley Point. She’s running radar with her #SoloCup #FinleyPoint #SlowDown

— Timmy B (@timmyb48) August 18, 2019

I was able to find Ms. Patti.

She was made an honorary Trooper with a campaign hat and sticker badge for her work to keep her grandkids safe. #SlowDown#KidsCrossing#KeepOurKidsSafe

— Trooper N. Pesola (@TrooperPesola) August 20, 2019

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