TENNESSEE HIGHWAY PATROL ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR JULY 2019 TROOPER CADET CLASS NASHVILLE –- The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) is accepting applications for cadet class 1219 starting in July. If you are looking for a career that affords you opportunities to achieve your goals, then the THP is where you belong. We are a multi-faceted, full-service, statewide law enforcement agency that has numerous divisions that are guaranteed to interest you. THP is a national leader in law enforcement and is internationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA).
During the 20 week academy our training division will challenge and prepare you for the real-life scenarios that you will experience as a trooper. Our training is Peace Officer Standards Training Commission (POST). Additionally, the training you receive from our training curriculum is transferable as college credit hours. We also provide you the opportunity to attend numerous law enforcement training classes to obtain specialty skills such as crash reconstruction, drug recognition expert (DRE), instructor development and more.
Daily services performed by a Tennessee state trooper include: Assisting the public, enforcement of criminal and traffic laws, traffic enforcement, motorcycle traffic patrol, crash investigation, crash reconstruction, criminal interdiction, criminal investigations, identity crimes investigations, special operations and tactical duties, K-9 handling, diving, aviation, executive protective services, bomb squad, and much more.
Men and women interested in a career as a Tennessee state trooper must apply online, Wed, Wednesday, February 6, through 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, February 19. Individuals interested in applying for the position of state trooper must be at least 21-years-old, a U.S. citizen and have a high school diploma or equivalent. No applicants with felony convictions will be considered.
You may apply online at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/tennessee/default.cfm. Once approved by the Department of Human Resources, applicants will be notified of their qualification status via email. THP anticipates the agility test and interview appointments to begin March 12 through 15, at the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security Training Center.Continue reading