Tennessee Highway Patrol Cadet Class

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Those interested in and qualified for the position of State Trooper should submit an employment application to the Tennessee Department of Human Resources.

All applicants must apply online at beginning Wednesday, Oct. 3. The application will not be available until that date. Applications will not be accepted after Oct. 10.

Once approved by the Department of Human Resources, applicants will be notified of their qualification status.

There is no longer an examination portion to qualify for the State Trooper position. For additional information on becoming a State Trooper, visit the Trooper School Information page at the Department of Safety and Homeland Security website ( For more information about applications and testing, interested individuals are encouraged to contact the Tennessee Department of Human Resources Applicant Services Division at 615 741-4841.


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