Become a State Trooper
Contact for Become a State Trooper
The Details of Become a State Trooper
What you need for Become a State Trooper
In order to be appointed to the State Police Academy, you must:
How to apply Become a State Trooper
To get started, you must take the Civil Service Exam.
Next steps for Become a State Trooper
Once appointed, you'll be required to complete training at the State Police Academy where you'll be required to stay Monday through Friday throughout the training period.
The training program itself is both mentally and physical challenging as recruits receive classroom instruction and physical training in a strict paramilitary environment. Those who graduate do so with the confidence and knowledge needed to be part of the Massachusetts State Police.
The curriculum includes areas such as:
- Criminal law
- Motor vehicle law
- Evidence identification
- Public speaking
- Self-defense tactics
- Defensive driving
- Patrol procedures
- Military drills
- Court procedures
- Diversity awareness
- Community policing