Indiana has 32 new troopers assigned to state police districts throughout the state now patrolling the roads. Members of the 77th Indiana State Police Recruit School that graduated on October 19th, 2017 received their patrol cars today at the Indiana State Police Museum, located at the Indiana State Police Indianapolis District.
The troopers received approximately 917 hours of structured training at the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy. Their curriculum included; administrative subjects, general police subjects, investigations, criminal law, traffic law, firearms, first aid, and emergency driving to name a few.
The new troopers then completed a three month field training period with seasoned troopers where they were observed applying the knowledge and training that had been gained at the academy and applying it to real life situations.
For more information on becoming an Indiana State Police trooper go to www.in.gov/isp and click on the link “career opportunities.”