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Kentucky State Police Trooper Applicant Testing
Last chance to test for next cadet class

Date of News Release: 12/07/2005

FRANKFORT, Ky. (December 8, 2005) - The Kentucky State Police announces that testing for trooper applicants will be held at 8:30 a.m. (EST) on Saturday, December 17, 2005, on the campus of Kentucky State University, 400 East Main Street, Frankfort in the Cooperative Extension Building (105 College Street). This is the last scheduled testing date for those interested in applying for the next cadet class, tentatively scheduled to begin in June 2006.

"The Kentucky State Police has always had a large group of applicants from the Central Kentucky area," remarked Lt. Dwayne Depp, commander of the Recruitment Unit. "We encourage anyone who is interested in becoming a Kentucky State Trooper to contact the Recruitment Unit for more information. If you meet the minimum requirements, you will be able to test in Franklin County."

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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