(Madison) The Wisconsin State Patrol is looking for a few good men and women who might be interested in serving as a trooper or inspector. Applications are being accepted online for the State Patrol Academy at Fort McCoy. During their six months in training recruits will receive $21 per hour plus meals and lodging. Training begins September 15th and the 65th recruit class will graduate on March 20th, 2020. The application deadline for candidates is March 31st. Previous recruit classes have ranged in size from 25 to 50 cadets. Candidates can apply at the wisc.jobs website.