Law Enforcement Job Opportunities

To submit a job posting send a brief description of the position (see examples below) including expiration date, to Tim Underwood.
Important: Please be sure to include an ending date for the listing, otherwise it will automatically be removed one month after posting. If you have any questions email - tunderwood@ilea.in.gov or call Tim @ (317) 837-3271.

Bluffton Police Department

The Bluffton Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.  Applicant must be 21 years of age by close of application date,  but less than 36; have a high school diploma; two year college degree or equivalent (60 hours), or three years of work experience in police related field or an ILEA Basic graduate or equivalent. Must provide college transcripts. Applicant must possess and maintain a valid Indiana drivers license and responsible work experience.  Applicant must pass a background investigation, written test, physical agility test, oral interview, voice stress examination, required statewide baseline physical and psychological examination and drug test.

Applications may be picked up at the office of the clerk treasurer - 128 East Market Street (City Hall), Bluffton, In. between the hours of 8:00a.m.-5:00p.m. Monday-Friday. 260-824-0612., or accessed online at https://blufftonindiana.net.

If you have questions about the application process, you may call the Bluffton Police Department at 260-824-3320, Nathan Huss, Chief of Police.  Last day to accept applications will be April 6, 2018.

DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department

The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department is currently accepting applications for full time Merit Deputy.  The application and hiring process is a competitive process that includes the written application, physical agility testing at ILEA exit standards, a written test, background interviews, a polygraph test, a Merit Board interview, a psychological evaluation, a medical exam, and a drug screen.

Information on the minimum requirements and the applications can be picked up at the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department located at 215 E. 8th Street Auburn, IN 46706, or are available for download here: Merit Deputy Application.   Submission deadline for hard copies of applications is Monday, May 14, 2018 at 4:00PM EST.  Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.  Additional questions can be directed to Chief Deputy Nicholas Grate at ngrate@co.dekalb.in.us.

Marion General Hospital

Marion General Hospital is hiring for four (4) Hospital Police Officer I. These officers will be responsible to operate comprehensive safety plans, processes, and equipment to include, but not limited to:  physical security of corporate structures (on and off campus); facilitate staff, patient and visitor safety and security; respond to all emergency dispatches and security systems; fire extinguisher management; assist with bioterrorism/patient decontamination response; and provide hazmat spill response and clean-up coordination.

Officers also assumes duties for Central Monitoring staff to include:  EMS/Police Dispatch, Emergency Medical Dispatching for the Hospital and all of Grant County, physician answering service management, Hospital communication, and emergency communication.  Operates and maintains patient valuable program and comprehensive lost and found program.  Management of the infant/child anti-abduction system (HUGS System).  Member of MGH Hazmat Team.

Qualified candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent, have successfully completion of Tier-I Basic Training or Tier-II Basic Training through the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA), have a permit, issued by the state of Indiana, to carry a handgun or handgun carrying powers through Law Enforcement Certification, and must be able to successfully complete an Ergometrics Test and Physiological Evaluation.

For a more detailed description of the position and requirements, please visit www.mgh.com and click on “Careers” to apply for position numbers: 1735, 1736, 1373, or 1738.

South Whitley Police Department

The South Whitley Police Department, 118 East Front Street P.O. Box 372 South Whitley, IN 46787, is accepting applications for the position of School Resource Officer.   This is a full-time position.  Applications can be picked up in person at the South Whitley Police Department, 118 East Front Street South Whitley, IN 46787 or email Town Marshal Mikel VanDevender: mvandevender@southwhitley.org.

For more information contact Town Marshal Mikel VanDevender by telephone at 260-723-6871 or email: mvandevender@southwhitley.org    Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Greensburg Police Department

The Greensburg Police Department, 201 S Broadway St., Greensburg, IN 47240, is currently accepting applications for a Full-time Police Officer. You can pick up an application at the Greensburg Police Department between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday-Friday or email police@greensburg.in.gov.

For more information call or email: Assist Chief Mike McNealy @ 812-663-3131 or mcmealy@greensburg.in.gov.  The deadline to apply is May 4, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.

Gibson County Sheriff’s Office

The Gibson County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for full time Merit Deputy
The application and hiring process is a competitive process that includes the written application, physical agility testing at ILEA exit standards, a written general knowledge test, a Merit Board interview, a Sheriff interview, drug test, medical examination, and psychological testing.

Information on the minimum requirements and the applications can be picked up at the Gibson County Sheriff’s Office at 112 E. Emerson St, Princeton, IN 47670, or are available for download here:   Merit Deputy Application   Submission deadline for hard copies of applications is Friday, May 11, 2018 at 3:00 pm Central Time.  Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.  Additional questions can be directed to Captain Bryan Ellis at ellis@gibsoncountysheriff.com

Benton County Sheriff's Department

The Benton County Sheriff's Department is accepting application for Patrol Deputy.  Applications and be picked at 105 S. Lincoln Ave. Fowelr, IN 47944 or an email request can be made a 765-884-0080.  Deadline for applications is May 18, 2018.

Tipton Police Department

The Tipton Police Department is currently accepting applications for a full-time Police Officer. Eligible candidates must be in good physical condition, have a high school diploma or GED, and be at least 21 years of age but less than 36 years of age at time of hire date. First Class Patrolman salary starts at $43,136.00 yearly.

Interested parties may pick up an application in the lobby of the Tipton Police Department, 225 E. Jefferson Street between Thursday, April 11 and Thursday, May 18, 2018, M-F 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Applications are also available online at www.tiptongov.com under City of Tipton. Applications must be returned by Friday, May 18, 2018 at 3:00 pm. There will be NO application sent to you.

The Tipton Police Department will be having both the physical and written portion on June 2, 2018 at 10:00 am at the Tipton High School football field area. (619 S. Main Street Tipton, Indiana). Please wear athletic attire on June 2.

For more information or any questions please contact the Tipton Police Department at policecontact@tipton.in.gov or 765-675-2152.

Mitchell Police Department

The Mitchell Police Department will be starting an application process for the position of full-time Police Officers. Eligible candidates must be in good physical condition, a high school graduate and at least 21 years of age but less than 36 years of age at the time of appointment. If the candidate is 36 years of age or older, they must be a current member of the Indiana Municipal Police & Firefighters Pension Fund (PERF). Indiana Law Enforcement Academy graduates and/or honorable military service are preferred but not required.

Applicants who have successfully graduated from Indiana Law Enforcement Academy and have 1 year or more as a full-time police officer wilt not be required to participate in the physical agility and written assessment. Applications can be picked up at city hall and must be mailed into the police department at 407 S 6thstreet Mitchell IN 47446. The testing date will be on May 12th at 0800 am. The deadline to apply is May 7, 2018.

Indiana University

Indiana University is accepting applications for Police Officer 3rd Class position. This is a University wide position posting. Vacancy may be one of the following Indiana University campus locations: Bloomington, Gary, Indianapolis, Kokomo, New Albany, Richmond or South Bend.

Indiana University’s Law Enforcement Officer 3rd Class is a position for the fully empowered police officer. The officer is responsible for performing a variety of complex functions in connection with general duty police work. The Law Enforcement Officer 3rd Class requires candidates to serve at least a one-year probationary period and successfully complete an on-the-job Field Training Officer program.

Please visit www.iujobs.peopleadmin.com/ to apply for posting number 07445P. Deadline for accepting applications is April 30, 2018.

La Porte County Sheriff’s Office

The La Porte County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for Merit Patrol Deputy.  Applicants who successfully complete and pass the various stages of the hiring process will be ranked on a list for any future vacancies that may arise within the Merit Division of the Sheriff’s Office.

Applications can be found online by accessing the Sheriff’s Office website: www.laportecountysheriff.com or by picking them up at the front desk of the Sheriff’s Office. The deadline for submitting an application is Monday, April 30, 2018 at 3:00 PM (CST).  Individuals who apply and meet the required standards will be notified by letter with further instructions.  The starting salary for a Merit Patrol Deputy is $47,106.

Completed applications can be dropped off at the front desk of the Sheriff’s Office, sent via standard mail, or as a scanned attachment and sent via email.  Applications will not be accepted via facsimile.  All completed applications being sent via standard mail shall be sent to:  La Porte County Sheriff’s Office, Attn:  Captain Derek J. Allen, 809 State St., La Porte, Indiana 46350

All completed applications being sent via email shall be sent to the following:  dallen@lcso.in.gov  Any questions should be directed to Captain Allen at 219-326-7700 Ext. 2283 or at the previously listed email address.

Mishawaka Police Department

The Mishawaka Police Department is continuously accepting applications for the position of full-time Police Officer.  The next written and agility tests will be held in May on a Saturday.  Submit your application ASAP and you will be notified on the testing date, time, and location.  Applicants must be at least 21 yoa, possess a high school diploma/GED, and a valid driver’s license.   The current salary for a First Class Patrol Officer is $56,727.  Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance plans are available.

More information regarding the Mishawaka Police Department is located on the MPD Recruiting website http://mishawaka.in.gov/police/recruiting with a link to the application.  For further questions, please contact Lt. Jen Wilson at 574-208-5550, jwilson@mishawaka.in.gov or Human Resources at 574-258-1615.  Application submission deadline is December 31, 2018.

Franklin Police Department

The Franklin Police Department will be accepting applications for Merit Officers from April 1st thru April 30th, 2018.  Applications must be completed online at:  www.franklin.in.gov/police.

Complete details will be posted to the website beginning April 01, 2018.   Applications must be completed prior to the written test.  The written aptitude test will be administered on Saturday, May 5, 2018, at Franklin Community High School (2600 Cumberland Drive, Franklin, IN 46131), in the cafeteria.  Instructions for the study period will begin promptly at 8:30 a.m.  Applicants who arrive after 8:30 a.m. will be excluded from the test session.

Madison County Sheriff’s Department

The Madison County Sheriff’s Department is accepting applications for Deputy Sheriff.  A hiring list will be created which will be valid until December 31, 2019.

Requirements for appointment:
1. US Citizenship
2. Become a Madison County Resident within 6 months of appointment.
3. Be at least 21 years of age.
4. Earned a HS diploma or equivalent.
5. No convictions of serious misdemeanors or felonies.
6. No pattern of failure to follow state statues.
7. Must have a valid driver license
8. Must meet all requirements for eligibility for the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy

An online application may be completed which can be accessed HERE. You must have an active email account, or access to one, to be considered.  You may also deliver your completed application to the Records Division at the Madison County Sheriff’s Department.

If you have an issue with this requirement contact Kim or Amber at 765-646-9290 (press 1 when prompted).  Application deadline is April 30, 2018.

Marion Police Department

The Marion Police Department is accepting applications for Uniform Patrol Officers.   Applicant must be 21-35 years of age; possess a high school diploma or GED; US Citizen; possess a valid driver’s license; meet minimum ILEA physical requirements; no felony convictions and drug free.  Starting annual pay is $43,840.

BENEFITS:  Optional family Anthem insurance, eye insurance and dental insurance, clothing and holiday pay, generous sick, personal and vacation package; workout facility on premises and take home squad car program.  Opportunities include Accident Reconstruction Team, Emergency Response Team, ATV Patrol, Bike Patrol, Detective, Drug Task Force Officer, Field Training Officer, Instructor, K-9 Officer.

Applications can be picked up at Marion Police Department, 301 S. Branson St., Marion or if you live outside of Grant County call Carol Mclain at 765-668-4420 or email at cmclain@cityofmarion.in.gov to have an application emailed or questions answered.  This application process will close on Friday, May 18, 2018.

Markleville Police Department

The Markleville Police Department will be accepting applications for the position of Reserve Patrolman. All applications must be turned in by 6:00 pm, May 5, 2018. Applications can be picked up at the Markleville Police Station located at 10 S. State Street Markleville, IN. 46056 or email marklevillepd@marklevillepd.net.

The position of reserve police officer will be offered to the best candidate(s) who are successful in the following testing areas: Written exam, interviews, and a physical agility assessment. Requirements include: High School Diploma or GED, Valid Driver's License, Ability to pass background investigation, Must be at least 21 years of age & have proof of U.S. citizenship. Current Law Enforcement Officers are encouraged to apply, however there will be a pre-basic and Field Training program for those with little to no experience. Reserve patrol officers are required to work a minimum of 16 hours per month and attend 4 hours per month of mandated training.

Written & Physical Agility Assessment will be on May 12, 2018 at 1:00 pm at 10 S. State Street Markleville, IN. 46056. Please contact the Markleville Police Department with any questions you may have at (765)-533-2354 Ext. 1 or (317)-292-2911.

Zionsville Police Department

The Zionsville Police Department has immediate openings for the position of patrolman. This position is now open to all applicants who meet the minimum qualifications. To see a list of minimum qualifications, visit the Zionsville Police website on www.zionsville-in.gov416/ZPD-Recruiting.

Zionsville Police Department offers an extensive compensation package, including competitive base pay, bonuses based on performance evaluations, specialty unit stipend pay, take home vehicles, paid vacation time, uniform allowance, overtime opportunities, PERF 77 retirement package, 457b matching plan, and more. Zionsville Police Department also offers benefits including ongoing training, advancement opportunities, assignment to specialized units, and more.

Applications are available at www.zionsville-in.gov416/ZPD-Recruiting or in person at Zionsville Police Department. Applications will close on April 28, 2018. Written and Physical Agility testing will take place on May 19th, 2018.

Any questions should be directed to Lieutenant Drake Sterling at dsterling@zionsville-in.gov.

Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Police Department

The Pokagon Band Police Department is seeking to employ full-time Tribal Police Officers at several sub-stations in the following locations: South Bend, Indiana; Dowagiac, MI; New Buffalo, MI; and Watervliet, MI. Please apply online at http://www.pokagonband-nsn.gov/.  Applications will be accepted until positions have been filled.
 
The Pokagon Band Tribe offers employees a defined benefit pension plan; Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance coverage at very low cost to the employee. As well as short term disability, accidental death & disability, life insurance coverage, generous paid time off package, and 13 paid holidays.
 
For more information, please contact Ruth Froberg, Recruiting and Onboarding Specialist at 269-462-4337 or Ruth.Froberg@pokagonband-nsn.gov.

Hendricks County Sheriff’s Department

The Hendricks County Sheriff’s Department is currently testing for Jail Deputy openings.  Hendricks County Government offers a wide array of benefits for all full-time employees including: Medical/Vision/Dental Benefits, Service Recognition, Retirement Benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO), Paid Holidays, & Starting Hourly $18.17.

The application process for this position has changed as of August 1, 2017. The Hendricks County Sheriff’s Office has implemented a new application/testing process utilizing the Sheriffs’ Association Testing Program through EMPCO incorporated. Test locations, dates and times are available throughout the region/state. To schedule a test date for this position, go to the website: https://www.empco.net/ind and follow the instructions.

There is a fee to take the examination, but the results of this test may be accepted by ALL participating Sheriff’s Offices in Indiana.  You must complete a profile and schedule and pass the examination in order to be considered for this particular job posting.

No applications will be accepted at the Hendricks County Sheriff’s Office until the applicant has taken the examination and has been directed by Hendricks County Sheriff’s personnel to complete an application. Deadline for testing is Thursday, April 26, 2018.

Danville Metropolitan Police Department

The Danville Metropolitan Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Parking Enforcement Officer (Part-time). The hourly rate is $10.49 - $15.49. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, at least 18 years of age and a high school graduate.

Completed applications must be submitted to: Danville Metropolitan Police Department ATTN: Chief Wendell Ray Raney, Jr., 49 N. Wayne Street, Danville, IN 46122. The job posting will remain open until the position is filled. Applications can be obtained from the Danville Metropolitan Police Department or online: Application Link. Any questions should be directed to Chief Wendell Ray Raney Jr. at rraney@danvilleindiana.org.

Elkhart Police Department

The Elkhart Police Department is currently taking applications for Full-time Police Officers.  Because the police department normally has more applicants than there are positions available, a competitive application process has been established.

The position of police officer will be offered to the best candidate(s) who are successful in the following testing areas: a written exam, interviews, and a physical agility assessment.  Starting pay for a 4th class recruit is $53,001.00.  Lateral transfers are also accepted and will start at a higher rate depending on years of prior service.  In addition to the base pay the Elkhart Police Department offers shift incentives, longevity pay, continuing education pay, uniform allowance and a take home car.  

For more information contact the Services Division of the Elkhart Police Department at 574-295-7070 or at www.elkhartpolice.org.  Submission deadline for applications is December 31, 2018.