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Use your training, experience and background to start a career with the Oregon State Police. Learn more if you are new to law enforcement, a lateral transfer, or want to understand the minimum qualifications and what may disqualify you to apply.
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Recruit Trooper Hiring Steps
The hiring process for recruits is extensive. The time from application to appointment can exceed several months. There are ten steps in the hiring process. Read and review all steps and become familiar with the different tests and systems you’ll need to access before you begin. You can find all of the steps outlined here.
An application will not be processed for any of the below listed reasons.
Each applicant must be of good moral fitness (moral character). The following are indications of a lack of good moral fitness.
*Recruit Troopers become PERS eligible after 6 months of employment.
Oregon State PoliceHuman Resources3565 Trelstad Ave SESalem, OR 97317Phone: 503-934-0441OSPHR@osp.oregon.gov
Hours8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday - Friday
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