New York State Police Launches New Recruitment Drive, Raises Maximum Application Age To 34

New York State Police announced a new recruitment campaign Thursday. Applications for the New York State Trooper Entrance Exam will open Oct. 23 and will be accepted through March 4, 2024. The last day to take the exam is March 17.

During the most recent recruitment campaign, which ended Oct. 1, 12,691 individuals applied to take the exam. New York State Police saw a significant increase in applications within the 29- to 34-year-old age range since Gov. Kathy Hochul approved a request to raise the maximum age to apply to become a state trooper from 29 to 34. Almost 3,000 individuals between those ages have taken advantage of this change and applied. Military applicants may be eligible to apply up until the age of 42.

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