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State Police Application Deadline Approaching

Last updated on Thursday, November 24, 2011

(UNDATED) - The Indiana State Police department is approaching the deadline for accepting applications for the 72nd Recruit Academy.

Applications must be received via email by midnight on Friday.

Individuals who are interested in beginning a career as an Indiana state trooper may apply online at http://www.in.gov/isp/2368.htm. This website will provide a detailed synopsis of the application process.

To be eligible, an individual must:

- Be a United States citizen;
- Be at least 21 and younger than 40 years old when appointed as a police employee;
- Have vision correctable to 20/50;
- Possess a valid driver's license to operate an automobile;
- Possess a high school diploma or GED.

The Indiana State Police Department salary is competitive with surrounding agencies. A recruit is paid $1,417 bi-weekly during the academy training. At the completion of academy training, the starting salary is $38,444 a year. ISP also offers a health care plan that includes medical, dental, vision and pharmacy coverage for current and retired employees, along with their families.

Interested applicants can obtain additional information by contacting a recruiter at any ISP post.

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