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Kentucky State Police Coming to London, KY Looking for Trooper Applicants

Date of Release: 10/27/05

FRANKFORT, Ky. (October 27, 2005) - The Kentucky State Police announces that testing for trooper applicants will be held at 8:30 a.m. (EDT) on Friday, November 4, 2005 at the London/Laurel Optimist Club located at 383 Sinking Creek Road. This testing process marks the first time in many years the KSP has conducted regional testing for trooper applicants.

"The Kentucky State Police has always had a large group of applicants from the London post area," remarked Captain Jack Miniard, commander of the London post. "We encourage anyone who is interested in becoming a Kentucky State Trooper to contact the post for more information. If you meet the minimum requirements, you will be able to test here in London."

A Kentucky State Police recruiter will be available to provide information to prospective applicants and answer questions about a career with the department at the London Post on Tuesday, November 1, 2005 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.. Interested persons are encouraged to stop by that evening, or anytime during regular business hours for more information.

You may also contact the Kentucky State Police Recruitment Branch at 1-866-360-3165. Anyone interested in obtaining information about joining the KSP can call the number during office hours from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (ET), Monday through Friday, or leave a message any other time. More information plus an application form available for download are on the Internet at http://www.kentuckystatepolice.org/pdf/cadetapp_rev_2_2012.pdf.

Applicants to the KSP must be 21 years of age, a U.S. citizen, in good health and possess a valid drivers license with no more than six driver demerit points. Applicants must also possess a minimum of 60 college credit hours or an associate's degree from an accredited college or university or be a high school graduate with at least two years of either active military duty or experience as a full-time, sworn law enforcement officer.

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