Jan 15,2008 00:00
Salem - Oregon State Police (OSP) is announcing two new upcoming Entry Level Testing dates as part of the Department's recruitment and applicant processing efforts for men and women interested in a career as an Oregon State Police Trooper.
The first day of testing starts with a physical fitness test consisting of push-ups, sit-ups and a two-mile timed run. (Refer to OSP web site for specifics and standards for passing.) Applicants who successfully complete the physical fitness tests, proceed to take a written test that afternoon to evaluate basic educational competencies. Applicants passing the written test are invited to return the following day for additional aptitude testing and to begin the background investigation process.
The Oregon State Police, like many other law enforcement agencies in Oregon and around the country, have many career opportunities to serve our communities in positions critical to the State's safety and economic vitality. In 2007, OSP hired 36 recruit troopers who were trained at the Department Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) academy. In addition to the 16-week DPSST training, OSP recruit troopers also receive eight weeks of Department-specific training.