10/18/11 The Indiana State Police will be giving the online community an inside look at the current ISP Academy Class for the first time as they progress through training. The Indiana State Police plans to post weekly behind-the-scenes photos of the cadets during their 24-week paramilitary training. The 71st Recruit School began in earnest on Sunday, October 2, 2011. The class is scheduled to graduate March 16, 2011. These new cadets will help fill vacant trooper positions statewide and will receive extensive training in firearms, traffic and criminal laws, self-defense, human relations, crash investigation, criminal investigations, crime scene processing, traffic direction, alcohol detection and apprehension. Training is conducted primarily at the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy in Plainfield by highly trained instructors from the Indiana State Police. To monitor the progression of this training, follow the Indiana State Police on Twitter, Facebook or the online gallery at http://www.in.gov/isp/2855.htm. To find us on Facebook, “friend” us under Indiana State Police – Public Information Office. To view updates on Twitter, “follow” us at https://twitter.com/Indstatepolice. The Indiana State Police is also accepting applications online for the 72nd Recruit Academy which is scheduled to begin in the middle of 2012. Applications for this process must be submitted online by November 25, 2011. For more information on the 72nd Academy Selection Process or to apply online, visit: http://www.in.gov/isp/2368.htm.