The Maryland State Police uses the National Police Officer Selection Test (POST) examination. Each section will evaluate a different critical job function which will be performed as a Maryland State Trooper. This nationally recognized examination is generally scheduled the same day as the FFAT.
The POST is made up of four sections:
To prepare for the written exam it is encouraged that an applicant use the following study guide link: POST Study Guide
Should you need additional preparation for the written exam, there are numerous resources available, theMAACC listing for MDSP document provides a comprehensive list of aides.
As an equal opportunity employer, the Department of the Maryland State Police is committed
to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.
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