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The South Dakota Highway Patrol is seeking men and women of honor, integrity, high moral, and ethical character to serve the citizens of South Dakota as State Troopers. To be considered for employment, applicants must submit an electronic employment application by February 28,2020.

The South Dakota Highway Patrol will be offering a $5,000 hiring incentive to current certified law enforcement officers from in and out of state or to those who are reciprocity eligible and pass the reciprocity exam and skills testing and are selected for employment with SDHP.

Click here for information about how to apply today!

For additional information, please contact
Lieutenant Tony Maunu at 605.773.2231.

South Dakota Highway Patrol

The South Dakota Highway Patrol serves with distinction, protecting citizens and visitors on the state’s roads and highways. In addition to enforcing laws, the Highway Patrol assists motorists who need help, supports emergency officials, aids in emergency situations, and works to reduce crashes on our roadways. The South Dakota Highway Patrol also works with law enforcement agencies across the state to serve residents and travelers.

Our organization is time-honored, emphasizing tradition and values. Our goal is to continue to make South Dakota one of the safest places in the world to live, work, visit and raise a family.  Your safety is our number one priority, and the troopers of the Highway Patrol work every day to maintain it. If you’d like to join us, read about Highway Patrol jobs and the training needed to become a trooper.

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