CADET TESTING AnnouNcements
January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017 - selection cycle 6011
The Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) is
currently accepting applications for State Police Cadet.
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 tentatively scheduled for February 2018. Tentative test dates are subject to change.
for the position of Cadet that are received after 11:59 p.m., December 31, 2017
will be held on file for future examinations.
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. 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 referred
to the PSP Bureau of Human Resources, Officer Testing and Placement Division,
by email at
July 1, 2016 to December 31, 2016 – selection cycle 6010
The Pennsylvania State Police
(PSP) Cadet Oral Examinations were administered from March 6, 2017 through March
12, 2017 and have now concluded.
Oral Examinations were
administered only to those candidates who applied online from July 1, 2016
through December 31, 2016 and achieved a passing score on the Written Test
administered from January 30, 2017, to February 18, 2017. Oral examination results and final list
rankings notices were emailed on March 29, 2017 to those candidates who
participated in the Oral Examination.
The PSP will contact
candidates for further processing, in rank order, according to the needs of the
who participated in the Oral Examination in March 2017 and did not receive an
email notification are advised to email
with a message including full
name and last four digits of Social Security number. Oral Examination results and final list
rankings are not available online.
Candidates are advised to check “junk” or “spam” files prior to emailing
contact information has changed since initial application, are encouraged to
update contact information to include mailing address, email address, and
telephone number, via their online applicant profile. If contact information is not up to date
candidates may not receive important future testing information or updates.
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
The 6009 eligibility list has now been superseded by the 6010
eligibility list. Candidates from the 6009 selection cycle who have not
received a conditional offer of employment will not be processed. To be
considered for future eligibility lists, applicants are required to submit a
The PSP will contact candidates for further processing, in rank
order, according to the needs of the Department.
The Pennsylvania State Police is an Equal Opportunity Employer.