Hard Work, Good Pay: New York State Police Are Recruiting

New York State Police Department is launching a new recruiting effort to attract the best and brightest to join the long gray line, and will be holding a new Trooper entrance examination this fall.

Superintendent George P. Beach II says, “The strength of our agency is built on the diversity of the men and women who have dedicated their lives to serving their communities and their state.”   Beach says they are looking for candidates from all walks of life to take the Trooper exam this fall.

The exams are scheduled for October 7, October 14, October 21, and October 28, 2017, and will be offered at several locations around New York State.

State police provided the current salary information:

  • $53,993 Starting Salary;
  • $71,712 upon graduation from the NYSP Academy;
  • $76,381 after 1 year;
  • $90,827 after 5 years.

Physical tests and education requirements must be met and all candidates must "be of good moral character."

Online applications are now being accepted. Interested candidates can get more information and sign up for the exam at www.nytrooper.com.

Photo: courtesy NYS Police.

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