FRANKFORT — The Kentucky State Police announces testing dates for individuals interested in pursuing a career as a Kentucky state trooper. Anyone meeting the minimum requirements may submit an application and enter the testing process for a position as a cadet.
The testing will consist of both the Cadet Candidate Written Exam and the Content Based Task Test (CBTT) and will be conducted in the Stratton and Funderburk buildings located on the campus of Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond.
All applicants must select a date to report for testing. The applicant should indicate their selection in writing and return the appropriate form with their application. The Kentucky State Police Human Resources Branch must receive these documents at least seven (7) days prior to the date chosen. Each testing date is limited to 100 applicants. It is highly recommended that interested individuals select the first available date for testing to ensure eligibility.
The testing dates are as follows, with each scheduled to begin at 10 a.m.: Saturday. June 7; Saturday, June 21; Saturday, July 21; Saturday, Aug. 9; Saturday, Sept. 13; and Saturday, Sept. 27.
KRS 16-040 (2) requires that all persons appointed as officers shall at the time of their appointment be:
• A citizen of the United States.
• Of good moral character and in good health.
• Not less than twenty-one (21) years of age,
• Possess a valid driver's license against which no more than six (6) driver demerit points have been assessed. You must submit a copy of a valid driver's license at time of application.
• At the time of application, possess a minimum of sixty (60) college hours of credit or an associate's degree from an accredited college or university, or be a high school graduate with at least two (2) years of active military duty or two (2) years experience as a full-time sworn law enforcement officer.
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