State police to hold recruiting seminar for women

The Detroit News

Michigan State Police are hosting an informational recruiting seminar for women at Schoolcraft College in Livonia on March 19.

The event is scheduled for 10 a.m. to noon at the VisTaTek auditorium, Room 550, on the campus’ north end, 18600 Haggerty. Attendees are asked to arrive by 9:45 a.m. The attire is business casual. To attend, email

It’s expected to include many of the state agency’s specialty units, including the Forensic Science Division, Canine Unit, Special Investigations, Computer Crimes and Gaming Section, officials said.

To be considered, an applicant must be a United States citizen, be at least 21 years old with no felony convictions, be a Michigan resident when appointed to the academy, possess a high school diploma or G.E.D., have a good driving record and moral character, and maintain a stable credit history.

Starting salary at the beginning of the 21-week recruit school is $44,000 annually with a $7,800 raise upon completing one year, MSP said.