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      08-21-2010, 11:23 PM   #1
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Talking State Troopers

is there any state troopers. im on my way out the army and i think it would be a nice career to get into. anybody that is one or has experience please chime in. i have been to numerous websites and they really dont talk much about the trining or anything like that. so share some info if you can

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      08-22-2010, 12:13 AM   #2
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rock of the marne! i'm not a trooper, but if you don't mind answering, what is your mos, rank, and years of service?
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Yes I have experience with a state trooper.

He was a fucking asshole. On a two lane highway at night without any lights on doing 40 in the right hand lane. I came up on him at about 77 I think in a 65.

Fucking idiot thinks he can just break the law and endanger the public. I would've brought these two facts up to him, but I didn't want to get busted for illegal tint and no front license plate.

Who's watching the police? Nobody, I tell you.
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Yes I have experience with a state trooper.

He was a fucking asshole. On a two lane highway at night without any lights on doing 40 in the right hand lane. I came up on him at about 77 I think in a 65.

Fucking idiot thinks he can just break the law and endanger the public. I would've brought these two facts up to him, but I didn't want to get busted for illegal tint and no front license plate.

Who's watching the police? Nobody, I tell you.
Quit being polite. Tell us how you really feel.
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      08-22-2010, 01:06 PM   #5
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rock of the marne! i'm not a trooper, but if you don't mind answering, what is your mos, rank, and years of service?
when i get out i will have 7.5 years of service. im an spc/e4 and 92a automated logistical specialist.


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Yes I have experience with a state trooper.

He was a fucking asshole. On a two lane highway at night without any lights on doing 40 in the right hand lane. I came up on him at about 77 I think in a 65.

Fucking idiot thinks he can just break the law and endanger the public. I would've brought these two facts up to him, but I didn't want to get busted for illegal tint and no front license plate.

Who's watching the police? Nobody, I tell you.

i was talking more along the lines of the training and what not.
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i was talking more along the lines of the training and what not.
I know, lol, I just wanted to vent a bit.
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      08-23-2010, 12:14 AM   #7
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hmm... i feel like being a state trooper would be boring. dont most of them go on patrol alone? well thats what i have noticed in the NY/NJ area which i frequent. same thing up here in canada. city cops get more action. at least youre not just catching speeders and attending to accidents all the time. plus city cops almost always patrol in pairs. keeps things more interesting i think.
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Interesting thread. I'm actually beginning a state police academy at the end of the month.
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hmm... i feel like being a state trooper would be boring. dont most of them go on patrol alone?
So... it's not like super troopers?
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So... it's not like super troopers?
Awesome movie ! Ohio troopers need to watch that movie more often. they also need to ground their damn aerial traffic enforcement, purely about money and not about safety.


OT... but Chewy, do you work at the Clinic? I think I've seen your ride parked on Cedar by E.100th or so. Brave man for leaving such a nice car in that neighborhood not in a patroled lot.
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purely about money and not about safety.
Get used to it...
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training for state police is no walk in the park. It depends on the state you want to be a trooper for. A lot of former marines become troopers but no worries us fellow big ole green machine folk also do law enforcement lol
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      08-23-2010, 11:10 PM   #13
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training for state police is no walk in the park. It depends on the state you want to be a trooper for. A lot of former marines become troopers but no worries us fellow big ole green machine folk also do law enforcement lol
No walk indeed. My state's academy will last 6 months (starting this Monday) and is a live-in program. The program is modeled after military training and both former Army and Marine servicemen have attested that the state academy is more intense than basic training. Not being ex-military myself, it's going to be a wild ride.
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are all the academys live in. i dont wanna be seperated from my family that long. i go through that in the army during deployments
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are all the academys live in. i dont wanna be seperated from my family that long. i go through that in the army during deployments
I can't say definitively, but many of the academies I am familiar with on the east coast are residential. Often however, you have leave on the weekends as long as you haven't accumulated too many demerits. Removing candidates from his or her family is just one of many stressors employed by academy staff.
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im an spc/e4 and 92a automated logistical specialist.
you drove a 3 series coupe with an automatic tranny???
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my buddy down in VA is a state trooper and whenever i ask him how things are going he says "meh"
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you drove a 3 series coupe with an automatic tranny???
what are you talking about?

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my buddy down in VA is a state trooper and whenever i ask him how things are going he says "meh"
im gonna need your friend to go into detail

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I can't say definitively, but many of the academies I am familiar with on the east coast are residential. Often however, you have leave on the weekends as long as you haven't accumulated too many demerits. Removing candidates from his or her family is just one of many stressors employed by academy staff.
i need one thats not live in. im willing to relocate wherever i have to go.




i wonder if you get paid while at the academy?
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lopealle,

Try fielding your question to the folks over on the officer.com forums... I'm sure they could provide much more insight than here.
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what are you talking about?



im gonna need your friend to go into detail



i need one thats not live in. im willing to relocate wherever i have to go.




i wonder if you get paid while at the academy?
I receive Trooper pay while completing the academy. You might want to look into local or county agencies that more than likely do not have a live in academy. Show up in the morning and back with your family at night. But then again, you can't wear the title of Trooper.
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lopealle,

Try fielding your question to the folks over on the officer.com forums... I'm sure they could provide much more insight than here.
were u stationed at stewart?


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I receive Trooper pay while completing the academy. You might want to look into local or county agencies that more than likely do not have a live in academy. Show up in the morning and back with your family at night. But then again, you can't wear the title of Trooper.
so u onnly get paid if u do the live in academy?
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were u stationed at stewart?




so u onnly get paid if u do the live in academy?
Uh, no. I believe that many academies still compensate you whether you attend a residential or non-residential academy. Where do you live, or plan on living when you are discharged?
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