Kentucky State Police to Host Meet the Recruiter Event in Marshall County

BENTON, Ky. (July 26, 2022) – Kentucky State Police will be hosting a “Meet the Recruiter” event at Snap Fitness in Benton, KY on August 4, 2022 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. CT.

Trooper Rob Austin of the Kentucky State Police Recruitment Branch will be available to answer questions and provide information about the application process, what it takes to be a Trooper, and what opportunities a career with the Kentucky State Police could provide.

Thanks to efforts during the last legislative session, Kentucky State Troopers received a substantial raise effective July 1, 2022. The starting salary for a Kentucky State Trooper is now $61,500 with a new and improved retirement system including a sick leave buy back program.

Kentucky State Police is currently accepting applications for Cadet Class 103 which is slated to begin February 28, 2023. The application deadline for Cadet Class 103 is October 28, 2022.

If you have ever been interested in becoming a Kentucky State Trooper, now is the time to apply! More information can be found at or by emailing