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Testing Dates and Locations: 
(Subject to Change)

Wednesday, September 4, 2019: Academy
Thursday, September 5, 2019: Academy
Saturday, September 7, 2019: Academy
Friday September 13, 2019: Academy
Saturday September 14, 2019: Academy
WV State Police Academy
   135 Academy Drive
   Institute, WV 25064

Friday, September 6, 2019: Charles Town
     Spring Mills High School
     499 Campus Drive
     Martinsburg, WV 25404


Saturday, September 7, 2019: Morgantown
   Morgantown Detachment
   3453 Monongalhela Blvd
   Morgantown, WV 26505


Registration is from 7:30-9:00 a.m.  Bring a state issued photo I.D.  Physical Fitness test begins at 9:00 a.m.  Successful Applicants will then be given a written test.  There is no study guide for this test.  Those that successfully pass the written test will then take a self-paced suitability test which may take 2 to 4 hours.  Lunch is provided at the Academy testing location.

Please read the below instructions in their entirety as you will need several pieces of information to complete the application.

Please have the following ready before starting the online application.

  • Social Security Number
  • Driver's License Number
  • Basic Military Service Information

You are reminded that you must meet the following requirements:

  • Are between 21 and 39 years of Age or will be 21 years of age by the projected employment date: January 2020
  • Graduated from High School or have GED
  • Are legally authorized to work in the United States
  • Have held a valid driver's license for the last two years
  • Have not been convicted of Domestic Violence
  • Have no Felony Convictions
  • Do not use illegal drugs
  • Have not been convicted of Driving Under the Influence (DUI)

We thank you for your time and appreciate your interest in joining the West Virginia State Police.

Select the 'Apply Online Now' button to start your application.

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