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Delaware State Police 93rd Trooper Recruitment Drive


The Delaware State Police is now accepting applications for the 93rd Hiring Process, with anticipated Academy Class start dates in September 2019 and March 2020. Successful applicants will be assigned to one of these two classes at the time of their conditional offer.

FINAL DEADLINE – Friday, February 22, 2019

Applicants must submit an application on or before Friday, February 22, 2019 at 4PM to be considered for the 93rd Hiring Process. We anticipate the Physical Fitness Test and Written Exam to take place in Mid-March 2019 for those applicants. Applications must be submitted online via the JobAps website at or by clicking the blue “Apply Now” button below. Please note that paper applications are no longer accepted and will not be reviewed if received.


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“How to Succeed: In the Hiring Process” Seminars

The Delaware State Police Recruiting Unit will be hosting “How to Succeed: In the Hiring Process” Seminars for any applicant or potential applicant that is looking to obtain additional information about the DSP Hiring Process. This approximately three (3) hour seminar will provide you with useful information to better navigate our process successfully, as well as give you one-on-one time with Trooper Recruiters and recently hired Troopers for questions.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
DSP Troop 2 – Paris Community Room



Saturday, February 9, 2019
10AM – 3PM
DSP Training Academy – Classroom 1





If you have any questions regarding the Trooper Application, please contact Cpl. Tyler Wright or Cpl/1 Adam Jewell at (302) 739-5980 or by e-mail at or

If you have any questions regarding Civilian Employment Applications, please contact Mrs. Patricia Penrose at (302) 672-5473 or by e-mail at






Below is the 2018 Calendar of Events for the Delaware State Police Recruiting Unit. A Recruiter will be present at all of the listed events, ready and willing to speak with you about your potential career as a Delaware State Trooper.



The Delaware State Police is an equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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