DPS schedules testing session for trooper candidates

The Texas Department of Public Safety is calling prospective troopers for a testing session April 4.

Those interested in the career are invited to attend the event 9 a.m. April 4 at the department’s highway patrol office in Victoria at 8802 N. Navarro St.
Before attending, participants should complete an online application at joindps.com and RSVP by contacting Sgt. Arminda Henke at 512-626-3456.
Testing will cover basic skills and could last about two hours.
According to the DPS website, trooper trainees make about $55,000 annually. That salary can rise to about $73,000 within the first 18 months.