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LEOT Testing Announcements

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) Liquor Enforcement Officer Trainee (LEOT).  Information regarding a specific selection cycle can be found below.  Applicants are required to submit a new application for each selection cycle.  Please be advised that LEOT selection procedures and timeframes are subject to change at any time based upon the needs of the Department. 

Since applicants receive communications and updates by email, it is important that contact information is kept up to date.  To update contact information, please contact the Public Safety Human Resource Delivery Center (PSHRDC), Specialized PSP Placement Section with updated information at ra-pypsdcentryleve@pa.gov.

Questions regarding the LEOT selection process can be directed to the PSHRDC, Specialized PSP Placement Section via email at ra-pypsdcleot@pa.gov.  The Pennsylvania State Police is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If you are a veteran and are interested in learning more about claiming veteran's preference, please visit the following website at www.employment.pa.gov - Additional Information and FAQs then click on the box labeled "Veterans' Preference" in the center of the page.  Please send your military documents to ra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov for review.  After applying, please submit your military documents to ra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov.

To speak with a recruiter, please visit Liquor Enforcement Officer Recruiters.

The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce.  The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania.  The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law.  All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

Selection Cycle 4011

Applications submitted November 10, 2022 – January 31, 2023

The PSP will begin accepting applications for the 4011 LEOT selection cycle on November 10, 2022. Individuals wishing to participate in this selection cycle should complete an application at www.employment.pa.gov. The written examination opens on November 22, 2022 and closes on February 10, 2023. When you apply please carefully review your name and address listed on your application to ensure it is identical to the form of identification you will present at the testing facility. Unfortunately, if any information is not an exact match, you will be denied admittance and required to reschedule. In order to request any changes to this information, please contact our office at ra-pypsdcentrylevel@pa.gov.

Selection Cycle 4010

Applications submitted April 15, 2022 – August 26, 2022

Liquor Enforcement Officer Trainee Oral Examinations were administered in October 2022. Final results were emailed to candidates on November 9, 2022.

Applicants ranked in the top 239 were referred to a polygraph examiner in November 2022, for further processing.

Additional Information (PDF)

PSP Cadet and LEOT Written Examination Prep Guide
LEOT Essential Job Functions
LEOT Medical Information
LEOT Physical Requirements
PSP LEOT Personal Appearance
Pennsylvania State Police LEOT Training
LEOT Candidate Oral Exam Prep Guide