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2024 Municipal Police Officer, MBTA Transit Police Officer and State Trooper Examination

Please find the key dates and other information for the examination.

This examination is being held to establish an eligible list from which to fill Police Officer vacancies in Civil Service Municipal Police Departments, State Police, and the MBTA Transit Police in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.  Please note that this posting includes information specific to the positions of Municipal Police Officer, State Trooper and MBTA Transit Police.

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Key Dates

Application Period Begins: November 23, 2023
Application Deadline: January 30, 2024
Notices to Appear for Exam: February 28, 2024
Examination Beginning Date: March 16, 2024 - March 30, 2024
Score Release Date: TBD
Employment/Experience (E/E) Last Day to Appeal: TBD
Eligible List Establishment Date: TBD

Examination location: Various sites across the Commonwealth
Eligibility: Entry-level, open to public

Exam Fees and Fee Waiver Information

Examination Fee for Municipal Police, Transit Police (MBTA) & State Trooper: $75

Examination Fee Waiver Form Available Online

Additional Resources

Next Steps

  1. Read texts on the preparation guide.
  2. Registration for the 2024 Municipal Police Officer, MBTA Transit Police Officer and State Trooper Examination will begin on November 23, 2023.
  3. Notice to Appear for Examination will be sent to candidates beginning February 28, 2024.  Date, time, and location of exam will be in the notice to appear.  Please make sure to check your spam/junk folder for this important email.
  4. Examination Beginning Date: March 16, 2024.  Testing will begin on March 16, 2024 and be administered over multiple sessions up to March 30, 2024.
  5. Score Release Date: TBD
  6. Employment/Experience (E/E) Last Day to Appeal: TBD
  7. Eligible List Establishment Date: TBD

How to Apply for the 2024 Exams

 

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  1. Find the application for 2024 Municipal Police Officer, MBTA Transit Police Officer and State Trooper Examination
  2. Read about the exam information in the 2024 Municipal Police Officer, MBTA Transit Police Officer and State Trooper exams and find out if you’re eligible to take the exams.
  3. Click Apply in the top right corner of the exam poster and follow the instructions to submit your application.
  4. Once you’ve successfully submitted your application, you’ll see a Click to Pay button. Click the button to pay for your exam. Be sure to pay for the correct exam.
  5. You’ll receive two confirmation emails when you’ve completed the process:

     an email confirming that your application has been received
     
    an email confirming that your payment has been received

    Your application is not complete until you have received both confirmation emails. Once you receive the successful payment confirmation email, you may ignore the option to Submit Payment which may still be displayed in your account.

2024 Police Officer and Trooper Exam Information Sessions

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Date published: September 25, 2023
Last updated: February 26, 2024

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