Become a WV State Trooper


​​​​​​​WV State Trooper Job Description

Cadet Training

Recruitment Team
State Trooper Exam Sample Questions

Physical Fitness Standards

Medical Guidelines

Testing Dates

​WVSP Academy
​WVSP Academy
​Charles Town
​WVSP Academy

Day of Testing Details

Please make note of the following important items on testing day:

  • Registration will start at 8:30 AM
  • Testing will begin at 9:00 AM
  • You will be directed to park on the Main Lot.
  • Please leave all phones, smart watches in your vehicle.
  • You will be required to provide photo identification upon check in.
  • Please wear professional attire when arriving and bring physical fitness attire (shorts, t-shirts, running shoes) to change into ​for the PT test.  No offensive clothing is permitted. 

Order of testing phases will be as follows: 

    1. Written Test
    2. PT Test (push-ups, sit-ups and timed 1.5-mile timed run)
    3. Suitability
  • You must successfully pass the written test to proceed to the next phases
  • Applicants advancing to the suitability test will plan to stay all afternoon
  • No enlistments will be made on this first day of testing