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West Virginia State Trooper Application

It is a trooper’s responsibility to perform basic police services in accordance with the mission, goals and objectives of the West Virginia State Police and in compliance with governing federal and state laws. 

As outlined in Section 15-2-12 of the West Virginia Code, the West Virginia State Police shall have the mission of statewide enforcement of criminal and traffic laws with emphasis on providing basic enforcement and citizen protection from criminal depredation throughout the state and maintaining the safety of the state’s public streets, roads and highways.

The essential functions and tasks required for the position of state police trooper, include, but are not limited to, qualification and use of firearms, providing emergency assistance conducting investigations, report writing and presenting testimony in a court of law.


Equal Employement Opportunity Policy Statement

The West Virginia State Police is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the West Virginia State Police to be fair and equitable in all its relations with its employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, marital status or physical disability.

It is also the policy of the West Virginia State Police to comply with all the relevant and applicable provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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