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State Police launch recruitment drive

Posted 8/3/22

The Rhode Island State Police has launched its recruitment drive and is accepting applications for the 2024 Rhode Island State Police Training Academy Class.

“A career with the Rhode Island …

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State Police launch recruitment drive

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The Rhode Island State Police has launched its recruitment drive and is accepting applications for the 2024 Rhode Island State Police Training Academy Class.

“A career with the Rhode Island State Police is incredibly rewarding,” said Colonel Darnell S. Weaver, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of the Department of Public Safety. “We’re looking to recruit candidates from a variety of backgrounds and with the skills to do what our Troopers do every day. From law enforcement and forensics to finance and technology, the demands of the job are wide-reaching, and we are looking for exceptional candidates to do this meaningful work.”

To be considered for the 2024 State Police Training Academy, applicants must meet the following minimum requirements: must be between the ages of 18 and 35 ; a high school graduate or hold a General Equivalency Diploma (GED); a citizen of the United States;  possess a valid operator's license prior to starting the Academy or be willing and eligible to obtain one;  must not possess a criminal conviction for a felony offense.

 During the background investigation, a candidate is evaluated relative to an established set of criteria. Additional information about the selection process is available at www.risp.ri.gov/academy

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