Police Officer 2


Police Officer 2 positions with the Ohio State Highway Patrol are full-time, permanent, bargaining unit, classified position, located in metro areas of Ohio.

A Highway Patrol Police Officer provides general police services and enforces appropriate laws, rules, regulations, and procedures at selected state facilities. Officers assist in the apprehension and arrest of criminal violators, conduct investigations of suspicious persons and incidents, and assist the public whenever needed. Preliminary qualifications include:


Hiring Process

Process usually takes 3 months.

  1. Apply online at careers.ohio.gov
  2. Interview
  3. Polygraph examination and background Investigation
  4. Medical examination and drug screen
  5. Physical fitness assessment
  6. Written notification of employment
  7. Three-weeks of training at the Patrol's Training Academy

If you have any questions, you may contact the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Recruitment & Selection Section:

740 E. 17th Avenue
Columbus, OH  43211-2774
(614) 466-6019 or toll free

email address: