Second Supplemental Trooper Entrance Examination
The second Supplemental Trooper Entrance Examination for MILITARY PERSONNEL who APPLIED PRIOR TO THE APPLICATION DEADLINE OF September 8, 2013 has been scheduled for Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 9:00 AM at the New York State Police Academy 1220 Washington Avenue, Bldg. 24, Albany, New York 12226.
Each applicant choosing to participate in this examination is required to log on to www.nytrooper.com --> candidate information --> change of information, LOG IN using their Date of Birth, Last Name, and Last 4 digits of their Social Security number and print their examination ADMISSION TICKET, which will be required, along with appropriate identification, for entrance into the examination session on January 24, 2015.
Thank you for your interest in the New York State Police. Thank you for your service to our country. Good luck.
2013 Examination Hiring Status Update - Updated 8/19/14
The 2013 New York State Police Trooper Entrance Examination scores and rankings have been finalized for those military applicants who participated in the June 7, 2014 Supplemental Entrance Examination. Applicants desiring information regarding their score and ranking may log on and view their results. Applicants who were unsuccessful; i.e., received a score below passing (70%), will receive a zero for their score and their ranking. Thank you for your interest in the New York State Police and best of luck.
It is anticipated that the next entrance examination process will be in the year 2017; however, individuals interested should realize that the application process starts now. Individuals interested should contact their local recruiter.
If you would like to receive an e-mail notice when applications become available, click here to provide your e-mail address.
Military personnel - If you already applied for the 2013 examination, and could not participate in the exam because of Federal Active Duty status during the month of October 2013, you may be eligible to participate in a supplemental military examination at a later date. Click here for more information.
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