Major James M. Hall
Troop A Commander
On December 14, 2021 at 11:00 A.M., The State Police will make an announcement regarding the upcoming Trooper Entrance Exam. The announcement will be held at the New York State Police Recruitment Center in the Walden Galleria Mall. The NYSP are recruiting in Western New York for the opportunity to be a Trooper and serve the local communities.
*Enter through the Cheesecake Factory entrance and the NYSP Recruitment Center is across from Dave & Busters.
Currently, the New York State Police has approximately 4,800 sworn members.
The State Police have contracted with Pearson VUE to offer the Trooper Entrance Exam on computer at 54 testing centers in New York State, more than 250 locations in the United States, and 112 military locations around the world. Candidates will be able to choose where and when they take the exam.
- 20-29 years of age (The maximum age may be extended one year for each year of full-time active military duty - up to a maximum of 7 years)
- High school diploma or equivalent
To apply for the New York State Police Exam go to; JoinStatePolice.ny.gov
There are additional qualifications required at time of appointment. Those can be found here: https://joinstatepolice.ny.gov/appointment-qualifications
Salary & Benefits:
- Starting salary: $58,443
- After one year: $82,677
- Full benefits & retirement