Missouri State Highway Patrol looking for new recruits

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JEFFERSON CITY, MO. (KTVI) – The Missouri State Highway Patrol is looking for new recruits.  Applications for qualified individuals are available the highway patrol headquarters in Jefferson City, Missouri, or at one of the following testing sites.

Testing for candidates will be held at the following sites and dates:

Troop G (Willow Springs) — July 20, 2013
Troop E (Poplar Bluff) — July 27, 2013
Troop D (Springfield) — August 3, 2013
Troop I (Waynesville) — August 3, 2013
Troop A (Lee’s Summit) — August 24, 2013
Troop B (Macon) — August 24, 2013
Troop C (Weldon Spring) — August 31, 2013
Troop H (St. Joseph) — September 7, 2013
General Headquarters (Jefferson City) — September 9, 11, 13, and 14, 2013

Those who pass the test will be eligible to continue the selection process for the 99th recruit class.  That class is schedule to begin training on July 14, 2014.

The application deadline is August 23, 2013.

To be eligible candidates must possess a minimum of 60 college credits, or two years of federal active duty military service with an honorable discharge, or two years of post-certified, full-time law enforcement experience at the time recruit training begins.

Interested persons can find out more about the qualifications by contacting a Patrol recruiter at telephone number 1-800-796-7000, or may apply online at www.motrooper.com.