Nebraska State Patrol Accepting Applications for Recruit Camp


Lincoln – Interested in a career in law enforcement?

Applications for the 2013 SwornOfficer Selection Process for the position of Nebraska State Patrol Trooper arecurrently being accepted through August 1 for consideration for the 55thBasic Recruit Camp scheduled to begin on February 10.

The on-line application islocated on the Nebraska State Jobs Career Center,,at the Nebraska State Patrol Trooper Posting link, Questions reference the hiring process can be directed to 1-866-JOIN-NSP(564-6677).

The beginning salary for arecruit is $31,886 annually. Upon graduation the salary will increase to$44,137 annually. Other career benefits include paid vacation and sick leave,medical insurance, life insurance and full retirement benefits.

Applicants must be a U.S.Citizen and 21 years of age by July 25, 2014, when they take the oath ofoffice. They must also have a high school diploma or GED equivalence.

The 2013 Application Handbookcovering all of the necessary qualifications and requirements can be found onthe NSP website under the Career Opportunities tab at

"The Nebraska State Patrol prides itself in selecting onlythe finest candidates to fill our ranks," said Colonel David Sankey, Superintendentof the Nebraska State Patrol.

"We are excited to begin the hiring process. If you have adesire to serve the citizens of Nebraska through a career in law enforcement, Iencourage you to explore the opportunities offered by the Nebraska State Patrol,"he said.