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Kentucky State Police Accepting Application For CVE Officers

Date of News Release: 09/13/2010

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 13, 2010) The Kentucky State Police is currently accepting applications for the position of Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officer I.

Applicants must be 21 years of age, a U.S. citizen, in good health and possess a valid driver's license. They must also meet at least one of the following standards: 1.) a minimum of 54 college credit hours, 2.) a high school diploma with at least two years of active military duty, 3.) two years of experience as a full-time, sworn law enforcement officer, 4.) two years of experience as a commercial vehicle inspector under the North American Standard requirement.

Physical agility testing for all applicants is scheduled for Oct. 2010 with a 16-week cadet class beginning in March 2011.

Current law enforcement officers who are POPS certified (Peace Officer Professional Standards) can enter field training after successful completion a three-week Commercial Vehicle Safety Regulation course.

KSP Commissioner Rodney Brewer says he is eager for the hiring process to begin.

"The Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division plays a vital role within our agency," he said. "We intend to utilize the website, special media and other unique recruitment tools to draw a broader range of applicants."

Interested applicants should visit the Kentucky State Police website for more information and to download the application. Please go to and click on Career Opportunities then Recruitment Home. Anyone interested in obtaining more information after visiting the website can call 1-866-360-3165 during office hours from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (ET), Monday through Friday, or leave a message any other time.

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