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New York State Police Recruitment Center

The New York State Police is an Equal Opportunity Employer


The 2017 NYSP Eligibility List has been established, therefore, the 2013 eligibility list has expired. Applicants desiring information regarding their 2017 NYSP Exam score and ranking may log on and view their results. Applicants who were unsuccessful; i.e., received a score below passing (70%), will receive a zero for their score and their ranking. Thank you for your interest in the New York State Police and best of luck.

Invitations to Trooper Candidate Processing weekend, scheduled for June 16th and 17th, 2018, will be mailed to applicants up to the rank of 2300.

All Applicants are reminded to keep their contact information, including E-mail address, current and accurate in our Trooper Examination System through this link log on

All candidates remaining on the competitive hiring list from the October 2017 Entrance Examination administration, and any supplemental examinations for Military personnel, are reminded of the importance of striving to and maintaining a high fitness level. Those remaining on the list should be embracing the fact that the New York State Police could reach their name any day. The Physical Ability Test (PAT), comprised of sit-ups, push-ups, and a 1.5 mile run, is a section of the hiring process that the candidates can control the results based upon preparation. For further information concerning the PAT, visit the Physical Ability Test page.

Thanking all applicants for their interest in the New York State Police; "IT STARTS NOW!"

The deadline to apply for the 2017 State Police Entrance Exam was September 1, 2017. We are no longer accepting applications at this time. Use the link below to receive an E-mail notice when applications become available. Receive notice of future opportunities.


The New York State Police is a full service police agency, providing essential police services on a statewide basis. Through the Uniformed Force and Bureau of Criminal Investigation, the Division of New York State Police maintains regular preventive patrols, assists motorists and other members of the public, conducts criminal and non-criminal investigations, and provides emergency and disaster services.

With over 4,500 sworn members, and more than 900 non-sworn employees, the New York State Police provides a myriad of special services that include: aviation, dedicated interstate patrols, canine patrols, SCUBA, counter terrorism, crime analysis, forensic sciences, forensic crime laboratory, commercial vehicle enforcement, Special Operations Response Team (similar to SWAT), narcotics enforcement teams, violent felony warrant squad, marine unit, crisis negotiation teams, accident reconstructionists, drug recognition experts, mobile command post, major crimes unit, auto theft unit, firearms tracing unit, hazardous materials enforcement, and computer crimes unit.

The New York State Police has a long and proud history of serving the citizens of New York since 1917. Our mission, to serve, protect and defend the people of New York while preserving the rights and dignity of all, has remained constant from our inception and is still our goal today. Integrity, respect, customer service and leadership are the foundations that we continue to build upon in order to serve to the best of our abilities. Click here to read more!

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