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Indiana State Police Seeking New Recruits

Posted On November 30, 2017

By Mike Perleberg

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(Indianapolis, Ind.) – If you want to protect the citizens of Indiana, consider joining the Indiana State Police.

The Indiana State Police are now accepting applications for the 78th recruit academy.

Applications are due by Sunday, February 25, 2018.

To meet basic eligibility requirements, you need to be a U.S. citizen, at least 21-years-old but younger than 40-years-old, have good vision, a valid drivers license, and a high school diploma or GED. Those completing the academy and appointed to the state police must be willing to reside and serve anywhere within the State of Indiana.

The application is available online at www.in.gov/isp/2368.htm.

The starting salary for an Indiana State Police Department Recruit is $1,615.39 bi-weekly during the academy training.  At the completion of academy training, the starting salary is $48,000.00 a year.

Graduates of the 78th Recruit Academy are offered an excellent health care plan, which includes medical, dental, vision and pharmacy coverage for both current and retired employees, along with their families, until reaching age 65. The Indiana State Police pension program provides a lifetime pension after 25 years of service.  Additionally, the Indiana State Police Department provides comprehensive disability coverage and a life insurance program.