Become a Wyoming State Trooper

Join the Wyoming Highway Patrol and enjoy a rewarding career as a Wyoming State Trooper with the freedom to serve while having the respect and trust of the community as a Guardian of the Cowboy State. 

Class 106 of the Wyoming Highway Patrol Trooper Academy began on January 8, 2024.  The next Wyoming State Trooper application process is currently underway.  Please contact the agency recruiter at WHPRecruiting@wyo.gov or by calling (307) 388-9017 to learn more about beginning your career with the Wyoming Highway Patrol.

The Wyoming Highway Patrol is looking for qualified individuals who are ready to become part of a team dedicated to serving and protecting the people of the great state of Wyoming.  Wyoming State Troopers are held to the highest standards and embody professionalism, integrity, courage, discipline, humility, and loyalty at all times.  Some of the initial benefits include:

We're excited to offer an abbreviated 6-week onboarding training phase for individuals who meet the qualifications for Trooper II (Wyoming POST Advanced Peace Officer Certification or equivalent).

The Wyoming Highway Patrol offers a 20-week Trooper Basic Academy for new hires who do not have previous qualifying law enforcement experience.  New hires who meet the qualifications regarding previous sworn law enforcement experience (Trooper II) may choose to attend the full 20-week Trooper Basic Academy or the 6-week in-house onboarding training phase before beginning Field Training.  New Troopers are required to successfully complete their designated course of training at the Training Academy in Cheyenne, WY as a condition of their employment.  


We are currently offering a $2,000 hiring incentive for all newly hired State Troopers!