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Competitive Pay

Trooper – $83,761.60*
Sergeant – $96,740.80*
Lieutenant – $107,827.20*
First Lieutenant – $128,334.00*
Inspector – $138,186.00*
Captain – $157,789.00*
*Not including overtime or shift premiums

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146th Trooper Recruit Lateral Scheduled - May 12th, 2024 – August 2, 2024
147th Trooper Recruit School Set to Begin - July 7, 2024. Deadline to have application submitted is January 25, 2024.
148th Trooper Recruit School Set to Begin - Tentatively January 2025
27th Motor Carrier Officer Recruit School Set to Begin - July 2024

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Motor carrier officers are armed members of the Michigan State Police responsible for commercial vehicle enforcement

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