The Missouri State Highway Patrol is looking for candidates for the 100th training class.

The latest class of new troopers will represent the 100th training class since the Patrols inception in 1931. Candidates are required to meet minimum requirements by the time the recruit class begins on January 5, 2015. The minimum requirements are: possession of 60 college credits, or two years federal (Title 10) active duty military service with an honorable discharge, or two years of POST-certified, full-time law enforcement service.

The starting salary for trooper is $3,137 per month while in training. Troopers become eligible for advancement in rank after five years of service. Currently, Troopers with five years of service earn $47,484 annually.

The selection process for the 100th Recruit Class consists of written examination, fitness test, polygraph examination, background investigation, vision and hearing tests, psychological examination, medical exam, and drug test.

Interested individuals can contact a recruiter at 1-800-796-7000 or apply online.