By Matt Popovich
(Versailles, Ind.) - The Indiana State Police is now accepting applications for their 74th Recruit Academy.
The deadline for applications, which must be submitted via email, is October 31.
A recruit is paid $1,417.40 bi-weekly during the academy training. At the completion of academy training, the starting salary is $38,444.00 a year. The Indiana State Police also offers an excellent health care plan, which includes medical, dental, vision and pharmacy coverage for both current and retired employees, along with their families.
There are several requirements for applicants. You must be a legal U.S. citizen; be at least 21 years old and be no older than 40 years old; have a valid driver’s license; meet a minimum vision requirement; hold a high school diploma or GED; and be willing to move anywhere in the state as ordered by the Superintendent of the State Police.
The Indiana State Police offer a lifetime pension program for officers who have provided at least 25 years of service.
Interested applicants can obtain additional information about a career as an Indiana State Trooper by visiting http://www.in.gov/isp or contacting the recruiter assigned to your area.