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Indiana State Police Accepting Applications for Troopers

The Indiana State Police Department 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 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, 2013. 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. 

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