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Become a West Virginia State Trooper

​​​​​WV State Trooper Job Description

Cadet Training

Recruitment Team
West Virginia State Trooper Brochure

State Trooper Exam Sample Questions

Physical Fitness Standards

Medical Guidelines

Employee Benefits

Testing Dates

* Additional Testing Dates have been added

Thursday, September 9, 2021 – Academy

135 Academy Drive, Dunbar, West Virginia 25064

Friday, September 10, 2021 – Morgantown

3453 Monongahela Boulevard, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505

Saturday, September 11, 2021 – Martinsburg

14 Trooper Drive, Martinsburg, West Virginia 25401

Sunday, September 12, 2021 – Academy

135 Academy Drive, Dunbar, West Virginia 25064

*Wednesday, September 15, 2021 – Beckley

105 Pinecrest Drive, Beckley, West Virginia 25801

*Friday, September 17, 2021 – Elkins*

5190 Beverly Pike, Beverly, West Virginia 26253


Day of Testing Details

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

  • Registration will start at 8:00 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 business interview attire for the Written Test and Oral Board Interview.
  • Please bring a small bag of appropriate physical fitness attire (shorts, t-shirts, running shoes).  No offensive clothing is permitted. 

Order of testing phases will be as follows: 

    1. Written Test
    2. Oral Board Interview
    3. PT Test (push-ups, sit-ups and timed 1.5-mile timed run)
    4. 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