State Police Trooper 10 - Lateral Entry

State of Michigan

Multiple Vacancies and Locations Available – See Posting for Details, MI

Multiple Vacancies and Locations Available – See Posting for Details, MI
30+ days ago


The Michigan State Police (MSP) is looking for current Michigan MCOLES licensed officers who are interested in becoming troopers.  For those looking for a career serving the community, being a role model and making a difference in many lives, Michigan State Police has opportunities within its ranks performing a full range of state-wide law enforcement assignments including road trooper, community service trooper, canine handler, tactical bike officer, crime scene technician, emergency services team, narcotics investigations, cyber-crime, bomb squad member, and many other career path opportunities.  


Appointed applicants are initially assigned as recruits (earning a paycheck and health insurance benefits) to the MSP Training Academy Recruit School to complete the training program (approximately 10 weeks), as well as other course work and physical training intended to provide the knowledge and skills required to function as a State Police Trooper.  Applicants are asked to submit three preferred post locations when receiving their conditional offer of employment.  Every effort is made to fulfill post location requests while balancing the operational needs of the agency. All applicants will receive their post assignment in their Appointment Letter prior to recruit school starting.  Successful completion of recruit school is mandatory for continued employment.  Upon graduating from recruit school, the probationary trooper at their assigned State Police post must satisfactorily complete an 18-month probationary period in this classification.  Successful completion of the probationary period is mandatory for continued employment. 

The following attachments are required to be submitted with your application (unless not applicable to you):


  • Birth Certificate
  • Driver's License
  • Social Security Card
  • High School Transcript
  • College Transcript
  • DD-214
  • MCOLES Licensing Certificate, if available
  • MCOLES Training Records (download, complete, and attach to this application) 
  • Employment Verification Letter
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Release of Information (download, complete, and attach to this application)
  • QI Form (download, complete, and attach to this application)
  • Inspector General Report (download, complete, and attach to this application)

EMPLOYMENT: You are required for this application to include any (full or part-time) employment you have ever had.  

Job Type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Multiple Vacancies and Locations Available – See Posting for Details, Michigan
Agency: State Police Trooper Recruitment