Applications are being accepted for the July 2013 Recruit School. In order to be considered for this school applicants must have submitted their application and passed the written and physical readiness test by April 30, 2013. DPS continues to accept applications year around, and those applicants that do not meet this requirement will be considered for the next approved recruit school.
The Department of Public Safety will continue to accept applications for Trooper Trainee year round. The application process will require the applicant to travel to Texas a minimum of 3 times to completed the required testing. The applicant’s travel expense is not reimbursed by the Department.
The first step toward becoming a Texas State Trooper is submitting your application on-line. If you meet the minimum requirements you will be notified by email or telephone on the next available test date. The physical readiness test and written tests must be completed within 30 days of submission of your on-line application, unless the Tester or Recruiter approve other arrangement.
The Department will select the most competitive candidates to continue in the application process. Be sure to review the Department's list of disqualifiers' prior to submitting your application on-line and documents. If you are unsure of a disqualifier contact the Recruiter or Tester in your area.
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