Why become a Virginia State Trooper? Why wear the blue and gray in today's public safety environment? Why endure 26 weeks of an academically demanding and physically arduous training at a live-in Academy? It takes a passion for justice, a desire to protect your community, and a commitment to serve and make a difference. But the best motivation can be heard from 122nd Class President Trooper I.J. Dallam during his graduation speech in November.
If what he says resonates within you, click on the link to find out more about qualifications to become one of Virginia's Finest.
Blue and Gray
The 2013 Ford Taurus is the newest addition to the Department’s fleet of patrol cars. With over 275 assigned throughout the Commonwealth, the sleek, heavy-duty vehicles are sporting a new look.