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Delaware State Police Hiring Process


Applications are currently being accepted for the Fall 2021 OR Spring 2022 Academy Class. To be considered for the Fall 2021 OR Spring 2022 Class, apply to the 21-TROOPR-001 recruitment drive. To be considered for the Spring 2022 Academy Class only, apply to the 21-TROOPR-002 recruitment drive.

The final deadline for the 21-TROOPR-001 recruitment drive will be Friday, May 14, 2021 by 8:00 AM  Applicants wishing to be considered for a Fall 2021 recruit class will need to have their application submitted before this date and time. Eligible applicants will receive an email invitation to sign up for the final round of PT and written tests once their application has been reviewed.

Applications for the 21-TROOPR-002 recruitment drive will continue to be accepted beyond this date.

Applicants that have any questions can reach out to dsp.recruiting@delaware.gov

Please continue to check our website and your JobAps account (current applicants) frequently for the most up to date information regarding our hiring process.


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“How to Succeed: In the Hiring Process” Seminars


There are no “How to Succeed: In the Hiring Process” Seminars scheduled at this time. 





If you have any questions regarding the Trooper Application, please contact Cpl/1 Adam Jewell or Cpl. David Huynh at (302) 739-5980 or by e-mail at adam.jewell@delaware.gov or david.huynh@delaware.gov.

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






Below is the 2020 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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