Indiana State Police Seeks Recruits for Capitol Police Section

Indiana State Police Seeks Recruits for Capitol Police Section



The Indiana State Police Capitol Police Section is now accepting applications. Individuals who are interested in beginning a rewarding career as a Capitol Police Officer may apply online at

This website will provide a detailed synopsis of the application process as well as information on additional career opportunities with the Indiana State Police Department.

This is a recent photo of previously appointed Capitol Police Officers. The uniformed state police officer standing on the far left is Supt. Doug Carter and on the far right is Col. Mark French

Applications must be received via e-mail by 11:59 pm (EDT), on August 21, 2016.  Applications received after the deadline will not be accepted.

Basic Eligibility Requirements and consideration factors for a Capitol PoliceOfficer:

1. Must be a United States citizen.

2. Must be at least 21 years of age when appointed as a police employee. (Appointment date is February 17, 2017)

3. 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.

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

5. Must be a high school graduate as evidenced by a diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED).

The starting salary for a Capitol Police Section Probationary Officer is $35,598.00 a year.

The Indiana State Police Capitol Police Section also offers an excellent health care plan, which includes medical, dental, vision and pharmacy coverage for both current and retired employees, along with their families.

The State maintains short-term and long-term disability plans for full time employees after six (6) months of continuous employment.  As an Indiana State Police Capitol Police Officer, you are automatically enrolled in the Public Employees Retirement Fund (PERF).  The State will contribute to your retirement account.

Interested applicants can obtain additional information about a career as a CapitolPolice Officer by visiting