Highway Patrol - Join UHP - Becoming a Trooper
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Thank you for your interest in becoming a Utah State Trooper. Applications ARE NOT being accepted at this time. If you are interested in future recruitments and would like to be emailed when those recruitments open, please go to http://statejobs.utah.gov and create an account. Once an account is created, click on the "SUBSCRIPTION" tab and select Public Safety/Corrections, then select Officer - 83124. You will be sent an alert when a recruitment opens.
The basic eligibility requirements for being hired as a Trooper are:
- High school diploma or GED
- Age 21 and over
- US Citizen
- A background demonstrating good moral character
- Satisfactory completion of Peace Officer Academy (POST) Entrance Exam
All applicants interested in becoming a State Trooper are required to take a written exam called the P.O.S.T. Entrance Exam. Click here for more information and testing locations.
- Test results normally take two weeks for the results.
- Arrangements are available for out-of-state applicants.
- For additional information.