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CHP to hire cadets to fill vacant officer positions

The California Highway Patrol will accept applications from those interested in a career as a CHP officer for four days in March.

According to a release from Officer Mike Radford, the CHP is looking to hire cadets to fill vacant officer positions throughout the state. Applications will only be accepted online beginning at 8 a.m. on Monday, March 2, and ending at 5 p.m. on Thursday, March 5.

“We are looking for members of our communities to join one of the most well-known law enforcement agencies in the world,” said CHP Commissioner Joe Farrow. “The CHP is looking for men and women who represent the diverse communities that we serve to provide the highest level of safety, service, and security to the people of California.”

The brief application period marks the first time this year the CHP will accept applications. More Information

Candidates requirements:

Must be between the ages of 20-35
Must be a U.S. citizen
Have no felony convictions
Must be a high school graduate

Each applicant will be required to complete the entire testing process including a physical ability test, written test, background investigation, medical/vision evaluation, and psychological evaluation.

You can learn about the testing process, review an applicant study guide and check out a practice test at

KESQ News Team


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