Colorado State Patrol

Colorado State Patrol Now Hiring Cadets for Trooper Openings -

Colorado State Patrol

Colorado State Trooper Career Path

 

CADET CAREER PATH - ALL COLORADO STATE PATROL TROOPERS MUST FIRST BECOME CADET INTERNS

A State Patrol Intern (Cadet) trains to become a fully functional State Trooper to patrol highways ensuring public safety by enforcing all state and federal laws pertaining to the traffic network. A cadet will also train to analyze trends and statistics in order to determine the appropriate enforcement process to be used in accomplishing task goals.  Some of the duties and activities that are consistent with becoming a cadet are listed as follows:

A Colorado State Patrol Cadet trains, assists and learns to:  

  • Investigate traffic accidents, auto thefts, livestock thefts, drug trafficking, and citizen complaints;
  • Determine whether civil or criminal laws have been violated and learns the appropriate enforcement process;
  • Write reports mandated by Patrol policy and state and federal laws that document enforcement and investigative activities;
  • Develop case files for prosecution;
  • Testify at hearings and trials;
  • Respond in emergency situations involving, but not limited to: lives in jeopardy; assisting other agencies; disaster mobilization and crowd control. A cadet learns to formulate action plans that anticipate continuously changing circumstances and how to resolve emergencies; 
  • Attends training and certification courses in technical law enforcement skills including, but not limited to: firearms, first aid/CPR; driving; use of force; arrest control; and physical agility, and;
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 

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Test Preparation Study Material

Colorado State Patrol Exam Success Book

Oral Interview Success Book
Police Psychological Exam Success Book


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