Written Examination - Cadet
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:
- Reading Comprehension
- Report Writing Skills
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.