Indiana State Police Now Accepting Recruit Academy Applications

The Indiana State Police is now accepting applications for the 73rd Recruit Academy as they search for individuals interested in a rewarding career as a state trooper. Apply online at, where detailed information is provided regarding the application process and other important information.

Applications must be received by email before April 1, 2013 – any applications received after March 31 will not be accepted.

Interested applicants must be a U.S. citizen between the ages of 21 and 40 when appointed as a police employee, have vision correctable to 20/50, and possess a valid driver’s license and high school diploma or GED.

Indiana State Police trooper recruits earn $1417.40 biweekly while undergoing the academy training process, while probationary troopers earn $38,444 annually following their graduation from the recruit academy. On top of that, the Indiana State Police also offers a healthcare plan with medical, dental, vision, and pharmacy coverage for both current and retired employees and their dependents, as well as a pension program providing a lifetime pension after 25 years of service. State troopers also receive comprehensive disability coverage and a life insurance program.

Anyone interested can obtain additional information about a career as a state trooper by contacting a recruiter at any Indiana State Police post, or by visiting to find a nearby recruiter.