Requirements

Do you qualify?

The Maine State Police is looking for qualified people interested in joining the ranks of an elite group of men and women who have dedicated their lives to a career of public service. If you think you are qualified to meet the challenge of being a State Trooper, contact the State Police training office for additional information.

Minimum Qualifications

Age: Applicants must be at least 21 years of age (or 20 years of age with 60 college credits) prior to entrance into Basic Law Enforcement Training at the Maine Criminal Justice Academy.

Education: An applicant must be a high school graduate or hold an equivalency certificate (GED) issued by the State Department of Education.

Conduct: Reputation must be above reproach. Applicants must have no serious criminal or extensive motor vehicle records.

Physical: You must be in adequate physical condition to perform the duties of a State Trooper.

The following standards are the basic entrance standards needed to apply to the Maine State Police. A copy of your results for the physical fitness test and the ALERT test are required with your application.

50% Maine State Police Standards

Maine State Police Standards for Males

Male 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-59
1.5 Mile Run 11:58 12:25 13:11 14:16
1 Min. Sit-Ups 40 36 31 26
1 Min. Push-ups 33 27 21 15

Maine State Police Standards for Females

Female 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-59
1.5 Mile Run 14:07 14:35 15:24 17:13
1 Min. Sit-Ups 35 27 22 17
1 Min. Push-Ups 18 14 11 5

 

 

     

     

     


    If your age bracket is not listed, please call us to determine what your standards are.

    A valid driver's license upon employment is required.