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Kentucky State Police Accepting Application For CVE Officers

Date of News Release: 09/13/2010

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 13, 2010) The Kentucky State Police is currently accepting applications for the position of Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officer I.

Applicants must be 21 years of age, a U.S. citizen, in good health and possess a valid driver's license. They must also meet at least one of the following standards: 1.) a minimum of 54 college credit hours, 2.) a high school diploma with at least two years of active military duty, 3.) two years of experience as a full-time, sworn law enforcement officer, 4.) two years of experience as a commercial vehicle inspector under the North American Standard requirement.

Physical agility testing for all applicants is scheduled for Oct. 2010 with a 16-week cadet class beginning in March 2011.

Current law enforcement officers who are POPS certified (Peace Officer Professional Standards) can enter field training after successful completion a three-week Commercial Vehicle Safety Regulation course.

KSP Commissioner Rodney Brewer says he is eager for the hiring process to begin.

"The Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division plays a vital role within our agency," he said. "We intend to utilize the website, special media and other unique recruitment tools to draw a broader range of applicants."

Interested applicants should visit the Kentucky State Police website for more information and to download the application. Please go to www.kentuckystatepolice.org/career.htm and click on Career Opportunities then Recruitment Home. Anyone interested in obtaining more information after visiting the website can call 1-866-360-3165 during office hours from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (ET), Monday through Friday, or leave a message any other time.

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