In The News – Troopers Drum & Bugle Corps Director Resigns After Allegations Of Unsafe Culture, Poor Conditions

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The Troopers Drum & Bugle Corps, a Casper institution and a nationally recognized touring group, is facing allegations that describe an unsafe culture of dismissing member concerns and allowing poor practice conditions.

Accounts by former members shared two weeks ago by the Marching Arts Access, Safety & Inclusion Network, or MAASIN, allege a mishandling of a sexual assault in the corps, meager food on tour, water withheld during practices, bus breakdowns and incompetent drivers, insufficient medical care, and gossipy and unapproachable staff. Many of the accounts say corps director Kristy Jackson suppressed or downplayed reports of misconduct and insulted members, who are 22 years old or younger, to their peers.

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Posted by on Friday, January 29th, 2021. Filed under Current News, DCI World.