Recruits practice situational awareness at 71st ISP Recruit Academy.(Image: Indiana State Police)Time is running out for citizens interested in applying to the Indiana State Police 74th Recruit Academy. Applications must be received via email by 11:59 on Thursday, October 31.Individuals who are interested in beginning a career as an Indiana State Trooper may apply online at the Indiana State Police website. The site offers an overview of the career and a detailed synopsis of the application process.Basic Eligibility Requirements and consideration factors for an Indiana State Trooper:1. Must be a United States citizen.2. Must be at least 21 and less than 40 years of age when appointed as a police employee. (Appointment date is January 9, 2015)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 willing, if appointed, to reside and serve anywhere within the State of Indiana as designated by the Superintendent.6. Must be a high school graduate as evidenced by a diploma or general equivalency diploma.