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The Ohio State Highway Patrol is currently seeking candidates to become new troopers in the patrol.
Applicants MUST be or have:
- United States Citizen
- 20 to 34 years of age
- High School Diploma or GED
- Valid Drivers License (Ohio residency must be established prior to commission)
Trainees will complete a prescribed curriculum of intensive academy training. During this time, Trainees are paid $18.66/hr. and receive benefits while in training. Trainees reside at the Academy 24 hrs/day and 5 days/week. Trainees will be subject to working during these hours, but will be compensated for 40 hours of work, as completed.
Possible disqualifiers: Recently used any drug of abuse that was not prescribed by a physician; recently used marijuana; ever sold or established a pattern of abuse of any felony drug of abuse; pleaded guilty or no contest to, or had a conviction for, driving under the influence of alcohol and or drugs within the past five years or more than one charge ever; currently in the pretrial process for any criminal charge other than a traffic violation; currently have six or more points on a driving record in any jurisdiction; ever been convicted of or pleaded guilty or no contest to aggravated vehicular homicide or aggravated vehicular assault; failed to meet the requirements of child support statutes, or a court order relating to the subject, due to a reason other than an inability to pay; ever been an instigator in any act covered in Chapter 2907 Sex Offenses of the Ohio Revised Code; ever been convicted of domestic violence or a domestic violence related offense.
Join Litter Media LIVE- Special Edition at 10am Tuesday, July 26th as we interview Captain Craig Cvetan, the recently appointed Ohio State Highway Patrol Commander of the Jackson District Headquarters. He will be speaking about his new appointment and the Patrol’s effort to recruit candidates for the State Patrol Cadet Academy.
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