ISP accepting applications for recruit academy

2013-03-01T14:43:00Z ISP accepting applications for recruit academyDavid Bursten | Indiana State Police Captain nwitimes.com
March 01, 2013 2:43 pm  • 

CROWN POINT | The Indiana State Police is now accepting applications for the 73rd Recruit Academy. Individuals who are interested in a rewarding career as a Trooper with the Indiana State Police may apply online at www.in.gov/isp/2368.htm. This website provides detailed information about the application process and other important information about the Indiana State Police.

Applications must be received by e-mail by the conclusion of March 31. Applications received after this date will not be accepted for the 73rd Recruit Academy.

Basic Eligibility Requirements and consideration factors for an Indiana State Trooper:

1. Be a United States citizen.

2. Be at least 21 and less than 40-years-old when appointed as a police employee.

3. Have vision correctable to 20/50.

4. Must possess a valid driver's license to operate an automobile.

5. Applicants must possess a high school diploma or GED.

Indiana State Police Trooper salaries are competitive with area police agencies. Recruits earn $1,417.40 bi-weekly while in the academy training process. Probationary Troopers earn $38,444.00 annually after graduation from the recruit academy.

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 dependents. The Indiana State Police pension program provides a lifetime pension after 25 years of service. Additionally, the Indiana State Police provides comprehensive disability coverage and a life insurance program. Salary and benefit information can be located at www.in.gov/isp/2876.htm.

The Indiana State Police is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment, training, and promotion opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to sex, race, religion, disability, or national origin.

Interested applicants can obtain additional information about a career as an Indiana State Trooper by contacting a recruiter at any Indiana State Police Post, or by visiting www.in.gov/isp/2365.htm# to find the recruiter assigned to your area.

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