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CADET TESTING Annoucements

 

Applications submitted January 1, 2017 to present - Selection cycle 6011 - The Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) is currently accepting applications for State Police Cadet. Applications that are received after December 31, 2016 will be held on file for future examinations.

The entry-level law enforcement examination for the position of Cadet is periodically administered by the Pennsylvania State Civil Service Commission (SCSC) at its computer-based testing centers.  The next written examination is anticipated for the summer of 2017.  Anticipated test dates are subject to change.

At the end of the application period, qualified applicants for the position of PSP Cadet will be notified via email, with instructions on how to register with SCSC to take the entry-level law enforcement examination when an examination is scheduled to be administered. Others who attempt to register with SCSC who have not been pre-qualified by PSP will be denied.

Since qualified candidates will receive instructions by email, it is important that contact information is current. To update contact information, candidates may log back into the application using their email address and password.

Questions related to the written examination should be e-mailed to the PSP Bureau of Human Resources, Officer Testing and Placement Division.

Applications submitted July 1, 2016 to December 31, 2016 – Selection cycle 6010 - The Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) entry-level law enforcement written examination for the position of Cadet will be administered by the Pennsylvania State Civil Service Commission (SCSC) at its computer-based testing centers between January 30 and February 18, 2017.  


Qualified applicants for the position of PSP Cadet were notified via email on January 13, 2017, with instructions on how to register with SCSC to take the entry-level law enforcement examination. Others who attempt to register with SCSC who have not been pre-qualified by PSP will be denied.
 
Since qualified candidates receive communications by email, it is important that contact information is current.  To update contact information, candidates may log back into the application using their email address and password. Candidates should also contact the PSP Bureau of Human Resources with updated information.


Questions related to the written examination should be e-mailed to the PSP Bureau of Human Resources, Officer Testing and Placement Division. All questions after the rankings are released should be sent via e-mail to the Cadet Processing section.

Applications submitted January 1, 2016 to June 30, 2016 – Selection cycle 6009

Candidates from the 6009 selection cycle who received a conditional offer of employment and were invited to Physical Readiness Processing will continue processing until appointed to a Cadet class or disqualified.

The 6008 eligibility list has been superseded by the 6009 eligibility list.  Candidates from the 6008 selection cycle who have not received a conditional offer of employment will not be processed.  To be considered for each new eligibility list, applicants are required to submit a new application for each testing cycle.

The PSP will contact candidates for further processing, in rank order, according to the needs of the Department.

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