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  For Immediate Release: April 14, 2016
Contact: Sgt. Levente Berry (614) 387-6079

Patrol Academy hosting career fair on April 23

Currently accepting applications for troopers and other positions

COLUMBUS – The Ohio Department of Public Safety will host a public service career fair at the Ohio State Highway Patrol Academy on Saturday, April 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. As part of the fair, an Ohio State Highway Patrol Seminar will teach attendees about cadet training and a career as an Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper. The presentation will also provide an overview of the application process.

“Working for the Ohio State Highway Patrol is a great way to make a difference with your life’s work,” said Sgt. Levente Berry. “We welcome all applicants who value discipline, hard work and service to others. Our hope is to reach applicants with diverse backgrounds to strengthen our workforce with men and women who reflect the communities we serve.”

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is accepting applications for the position of Trooper year-round. Individuals interested in a career in law enforcement can apply by visiting careers.ohio.gov.

The minimum requirements for the position:

  • United States citizen
  • 20 – 34 years of age
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Ohio resident (upon graduation)
  • Valid operator’s license


For additional details about the application process and processing requirements please visit statepatrol.ohio.gov. You can also contact the recruitment section by email at ADRecruit@dps.ohio.gov or by phone at 1-866-TROOPER.

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