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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 PSP Human Resource Office, Enlisted Placement Section with updated information at

Questions regarding the LEOT selection process can be directed to the PSP HR Office, Enlisted Placement Section via email at 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 - Additional Information and FAQs then click on the box labeled "Veterans' Preference" in the center of the page.  Please send your military documents to for review.  After applying, please submit your military documents to

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 4012

Applications submitted July 1, 2023 – September 30, 2023 

The written examination concluded October 7, 2023 for the 4012 selection cycle.  Oral examinations will not be administered for this cycle.  Final results will be emailed to candidates the week of November 6, 2023.  Poly prep-sessions are tentatively scheduled November 14, 2023 to November 18, 2023 and will be held in Butler, Greensburg, Wilkes-Barre, Philadelphia, and Harrisburg.  

Appointments from this list will be made as early as May 2024. 

Selection Cycle 4011

Applications submitted November 10, 2022 – January 31, 2023

Applicants ranked in the top 485 on the 4011 eligibility list were referred in February 2023 for further processing. Physical, Medical, and Psychological processing will be held June 20 with June 21 being a make-up day. Invites to this processing will be forthcoming as applicants pass background.

Applicants processing from this cycle will be considered for an August 2023 start date and subsequent classes.

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