Indiana State Police accepting applications for 72nd Recruit Academy

INDIANA -- Have you ever thought of becoming a police officer? Now's your chance! The Indiana State Police are hiring.

If you are interested in beginning a career in law enforcement, you can
submit an application online to be considered for the 72nd Recruit Academy.

Basic Eligibility Requirements include:

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.

The Indiana State Police say that their starting wages are competitive with surrounding law enforcement agencies.  A recruit is paid $1,417.40 bi-weekly during academy training.  At completion of the training, the starting salary is $38,444 per year.

The Indiana State Police also say that they offer an excellent health care plan, including medical, dental, vision, and pharmacy coverage for both current and retired employees, along with their families.

Police officers receive a lifetime pension after 25 years of service.  Additionally, the Indiana State Police Department provides comprehensive disability coverage and a life insurance program.

For more information, you can contact a local recruiter.


(Source: This was a press release from the Indiana State Police.)

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