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The initial application to begin our selection process and take the written exam is an electronic application (only available during specific time windows) and NOT one of the forms below. The forms below will be used later in the process as more information is needed from the applicant to progress through the testing and evaluation process.

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(Filled out prior to the Written Exam and brought with you to the exam)
  • STD 678 - Examination/Employment Application

  • CHP 446F - Cadet Arrest and Citation Questionnaire
    (Note: Use this link for the CHP 446F if you have Adobe Reader 8.1 or above)
    (If you have Adobe Reader 8.1 or newer and are still experiencing problems with downloading the CHP 446F, you can try the following: Right click the form link and choose "Save Target As...". After the form is saved, locate the form, right click the form (do not open) and choose "Open With" and select the latest Adobe Reader application. This happens when there are more than one applications to open a PDF form and/or Adobe Reader is not the default application.)

  • CHP 446F - Cadet Arrest and Citation Questionnaire
    (Note: Use this link to print a version of the CHP 446F that you will need to fill out by hand)



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