There are several requirements:
-Applicants must be at least 21 years old
-Have a valid drivers license with 6 driver demerit points or less
-Be a U.S. citizen
-In good health
-Possess a minimum of 60 college credit hours
or an Associate's Degree from an accredited college or university
or be a high school graduate with at least two years of either active military duty or experience as a full-time, sworn law enforcement officer
Individuals can obtain an application online at www.kentuckystatepolice.org . Applications should be printed, completed and mailed to: KSP Human Resources branch, 919 Versailles Rd., Frankfort, KY 40601.
Applications also can be obtained at any of the 16 KSP posts statewide, at KSP driver testing branches and at KSP headquarters, 919 Versailles Rd., Frankfort.
For more information about joining KSP, testing dates, or locating a KSP post or branch, go online at www.kentuckystatepolice.org or call the KSP recruiting office's toll-free number, 1-866-360-3165. The phone is manned during office hours from 8 A.M.-4:30 P.M. (ET), Monday-Friday. A message can be left during non-office hours.