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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.

FIRST ROUND DEADLINE – Friday, October 12, 2018

Applicants who submit an application on or before Friday 10/12/2018 at 4 PM will be scheduled to take a Written Exam and Physical Fitness Test in early-November 2018. Applications must be submitted online via the JobAps website at or by clicking the blue “APPLY” 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, October 3, 2018
6 – 9 PM
Delaware State Police – Troop 2 Community Room


Saturday, October 6, 2018
10 – 1 PM
Delaware State Police – Training Academy





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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