The Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) is looking for the next class of recruits to join the ranks as Nebraska State Troopers. Applications for the 2017 Sworn Officer Selection Process are now available. Get your application submitted now for consideration to be a part of the 59th Basic Recruit Camp scheduled to begin on May 6, 2018.

“We’re looking for men and women who have what it takes to become part of our team at the Nebraska State Patrol,” said Colonel John Bolduc, Superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol. “A career in law enforcement is a noble calling and we’re excited to meet the candidates who are ready to become State Troopers.”

Apply online at For questions about the hiring process, you can email, call 1-866-JOIN-NSP, or visit the Become a Trooper page at the Nebraska State Patrol website.

The Nebraska State Patrol offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits. During camp, recruits receive $39,659 annually. Upon graduation, sworn members receive a starting salary of $46,092. Our benefits package includes paid vacation and sick leave, medical insurance, life insurance, and full retirement benefits.

Applicants must be a United States citizen and 21 years of age by October 5, 2018, when they take the Oath of Office. Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED equivalence. All necessary qualifications and requirements, along with additional information on what can be expected during the hiring process, can be found under the Become a Trooper tab of the Nebraska State Patrol website. A direct link to the application can be found here: NSP Trooper Application.