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ISP seeks recruits for 82nd academy

ISP seeks recruits for 82nd academy ISP seeks recruits for 82nd academy

The Indiana State Police is accepting applications for the 82nd recruit academy.

Individuals who are interested in beginning a career as an Indiana State Trooper must visit the ISP website,, and follow the link to the application. Applicants will first need to create a user account before being able to apply for the Trooper Trainee job posting for the Indiana State Police 82nd Selection Process.

The website link provides a detailed synopsis of the application process as well as information about additional career opportunities with the Indiana State Police.

Applications must be submitted electronically by 8 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 22. Applications submitted after the deadline will not be accepted.

Basic eligibility requirements and consideration factors for an Indiana State Trooper include:

• Must be a United States citizen.

• Must be at least 21 and less than 40 years of age when appointed as a police employee (appointment date will be June 16, 2022).

• Must meet a minimum vision standard (corrected or uncorrected) of 20/50 acuity in each eye and 20/50 distant binocular acuity in both eyes.

• Must possess a valid driver’s license to operate an automobile.

• Must be willing, if appointed, to reside and serve anywhere within the state of Indiana as designated by the ISP superintendent.

• Must be a high school graduate as evidenced by a diploma or general equivalency diploma.

The starting salary for an Indiana State Police recruit is $1,615.39 bi-weekly during the academy training. At the completion of academy training, the starting salary is $48,000 a year.

Recruits of the 82nd academy are offered a health care plan that includes medical, dental, vision and pharmacy coverage for both current and retired employees and 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.

Student loan forgiveness programs are being offered at this time through

Interested applicants can obtain additional information about a career as an Indiana State Trooper by visiting to find the recruiter assigned to the applicant’s area.