Preparing For The Journey

If we haven't made it clear by now, we'd love for you to join us on the Washington State Patrol. If you decide that's something you want, too, we're ready and standing by to answer all your questions and make sure you know exactly what to expect as you go through the process. We're here to support you every step of the way. The first step in getting ready is meeting some basic requirements.

Minimum Requirements

  1. High school graduate (or equivalent)
  2. At least 19.5 years of age
  3. Valid driver’s license
  4. No felonies or DUIs
  5. Pass the push-up test
  6. Pass the sit-up test
  7. Pass the 300 meter run
  8. Pass the 1.5 mile run
  9. Moral character
  10. Good communication skills
  11. Creative problem solving skills
  12. Passion for helping others

If you're interested in becoming a Trooper and have any questions about the minimum requirements, please contact us. Don't assume that something in your past may disqualify you. We are here to help you succeed.

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