Future State Police Trooper Seminar Coming to SWM

If the thought of donning the crisp blue uniform of the Michigan State Police and hitting the streets to serve and protect your fellow citizens, there’s a recruitment seminar coming your way next month in Lawrence.

The Michigan State Police (MSP) will host that recruiting seminar on Saturday, October 19th, at the Van Buren Conference Center located at 490 South Paw Paw Street in Lawrence from 10 am until noon. You are are asked to arrive by 9:45 am so that proceedings can get underway on schedule.

Recognizing the importance of a diverse workforce, the Michigan State Police are committed to reflecting the communities they serve. This free seminar will explain the variety of career opportunities available as well as provide insight and answers on recruit training, the lifestyle of a trooper and which positions are available.

The minimum requirements for consideration of employment with the State Police are as follows:

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  • You must be at least 21 years of age, of good moral character and have no felony convictions.
  • You must be a U.S. citizen and a Michigan resident at the time of appointment to the academy.
  • You must possess a high school diploma or GED.
  • You must have a satisfactory driving record, and a stable credit history is required.

The starting salary at the beginning of recruit school is $48,000 annually with a raise upon completion of one year.

To attend the seminar, RSVP to Tpr. Kellie Shaffer at Shafferk@michigan.gov. Please note, too, that the attire for this event is business casual.