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 - or call Tim @ (317) 837-3271.

DePauw University

DePauw University is currently seeking to fill the position of Police Officer.  This position if full-time with excellent benefits, vacation and sick time. Benefits begin on first day of employment. High School Diploma or GED required. Must have completed the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy training or an equivalent training program accepted by the ILETB, or be willing to complete the ILETB certification process within one year of date of hire.

For more information and to apply, please visit:  Closing date for this position is August 1, 2018.

Zionsville Police Department

The Zionsville Police Department has immediate openings for Patrolmen. This process is open to both certified (Lateral) and non-certified applicants. Minimum requirements and employment benefits can be found at

To be eligible for the lateral program, applicants must not be removed from their previous law enforcement position for more than one year at the time of the accepted application. Employment previously held may include any local, county, state, and/or school police that enforces state law and has arrest powers. Applicants will also be required to have current certification through ILEA, or must be a successful applicant to the ILEA WAIVER REQUIREMENT process.

Important Hiring Process Dates:
September 13th, 2018 - Lateral Testing and Interviews
September 22nd, 2018 - Non-certified Applicant Written & Physical Testing
October 4th and 5th, 2018 - Non-certified Applicant Interviews

Applications will close August 31, 2018. Interested applicants should go to for a more information and a printable application. Applications can also be picked up in person at Zionsville Police Department. Additional questions can be directed to Lieutenant Drake Sterling at

Union City Police Department

The Union City Police Department is taking applications for the position of full time School Resource Officer. We are seeking qualified applicants that have an interest in providing a safe learning environment for the students of Randolph Eastern School Cooperation.

Applicants must be a US Citizen, at least 21 years of age, possess a high school diploma or equivalent and have a valid Indiana drivers licenses. Applicants can not have any felony convictions. Applicants must be able to pass all aspects of the hiring process including physical agility testing, written examination, background investigation, oral interview, and physiological evaluation. Selected applicant must be able to graduate from the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy and a School Resource Officer training course.

Applications can be picked up at the Union City Police Department and must be returned to the Union City Police Department by Wednesday, August 1, 2018. For further information, contact Assistant Chief Bill Bradbury at

Shelby Eastern Schools

Shelby Eastern Schools is taking applications for two School Resource Officers.  We are looking for ILEA Graduate that are dedicated to providing a safe learning environment for our students.  Candidate must have an SRO certification or be willing to complete the training at the district’s expense.  Starting salary is $36,000 on a 184 day contract with full benefits.  For a full job description, please visit  Please send resumes to Deadline to for applications is August 1, 2018.

Brown County Sheriff’s Office

The Brown County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for the position of School Resource Officer / Merit Deputy Sheriff.  Starting pay is approximately $44K per year.  Applications may be picked up in person at 55 E. State Road 46, Nashville, Indiana 47448 or online at:  Applications must be received by 4:00 p.m. on August 3, 2018.

Crawfordsville Police Department

The Crawfordsville Police Department is accepting applications for 5 Full Time Police Officers. Starting salary $52,275.05, benefits include Overtime, Health Insurance, Paid Vacation, Retirement Program, Clothing Allowance, Initiative Program. Applicants must be at least 21 years old, but not older than 35. Information regarding the hiring process can be found on the department website,  under the Employment tab. Applications may be picked up at the department Mon-Fri. 8:00am-4:00pm, 311 N. Green St Crawfordsville, IN or downloaded from the department website. Applications must be submitted to the department no later than 3:00pm Friday, July 27, 2018.

Brownsburg Police Department

The Brownsburg Police Department is now accepting pre-applications for the position of Police Officer.  Applicants must be 21 years of age to apply.  The application is available at and must be submitted by September 10, 2018
If invited, applicants will be tested (physical agility ILEA Entry Standards and written examination) on Saturday, October 13th.  Please read all information provided in the application, including the minimum requirements, carefully.  The application also provides a tentative timeline for the entire process.  Probationary salary is $51,448 and increases to $54,486 following completion of the probationary period.   Any questions can be directed to

Indiana State Police Capitol Police Section

The Indiana State Police Capitol Police Section is seeking interested candidates for the next hiring process. Individuals who are interested in beginning a rewarding career as a Capitol Police Officer may visit this website This website will provide a detailed synopsis of the application process as well as information on additional career opportunities with the Indiana State Police Department. Any questions please contact Sergeant Roosevelt Williams at or 317-296-0771. Application Deadline is July 18, 2018 11:59pm (EST).

Decatur Police Department

The Decatur Police Department is accepting applications for people interested in becoming a full-time Police Officer. Applicants must be at least 21 years old, but not older than 36. Other stipulations: High school graduate (or GED), have a valid Indiana driver’s license, pass a thorough background investigation, never been convicted of a felony or a domestic violence offense, complete an interview process, and be of good reputation and character.

Candidates must also pass a written test and a physical agility test meeting the minimum standards for entrance to the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy.  Hiring is contingent on candidate successfully completing the physical and psychological testing for acceptance to the Public Employee Retirement Fund (PERF).

The Decatur Police Department offers PHP healthcare, Delta dental, PERF Police Pension plan, 13 paid yearly Holiday days, paid vacation time, and a clothing allowance.

Applications may be picked up from 8:00am to 4:00pm from July 11, 2018 to August 1, 2018 at the police department, 112 S. 7th Street.  Applications can also be printed off the department’s website  Applications must be turned in no later than 4:00pm on August 6, 2018.

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department – Jail Division is hiring for the position of Correctional Officer. Applications may be picked up at the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department at 317 S Walnut St in Madison, IN or by visiting the county website:

Applicants must be at least 21 years of age. Applicants must also be a resident of the United States of America, have a high school diploma or GED, have no felony convictions or a conviction for a misdemeanor involving domestic violence, have a valid driver’s license and be able to pass a drug screening.  Application deadline is July 31, 2018.

Vevay Police Department

The Vevay Police Department is taking applications for the position of  full time Police Officer from July 3 to July 27, 2018 at 4 PM. You can pick up an application from Vevay Town Hall or you can request one via email by contacting Cpl John Pritchard at

Written and physical agility test will be held at the Switzerland County High School located at 1020 W. Main St. on August 4th starting at 8 AM. You will enter the school using the front doors, attire is P.T. gear.

Interviews will be later that evening at the police department located at 210 Ferry St.  If you have any questions, you can contact Chief James Richards or Cpl John Pritchard at 812-427-3737.

West Lafayette Police Department

The West Lafayette Police Department is currently hiring for the position of Police Officer.   Visit Employment Opportunities  under Human Resources to download an application.  Also, visit our Recruitment  page for detailed information about becoming a West Lafayette Police Officer, including salary, benefits and a lateral transfer program for current police officers. 

Please make sure to clearly read the requirements necessary before applying.  Applicants that do not meet the necessary requirements will not be accepted.  The deadline for the current application process ends, Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 4 p.m.  Written and physical testing will be conducted on Sunday, August 26th, 2018.   Candidates who qualify will be notified by Human Resources through email as to times and locations.

Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Police Department

The Pokagon Band Police Department is seeking to employ a full-time Tribal Police Officer our sub-stations are at the following locations: South Bend, Indiana; Dowagiac, MI; New Buffalo, MI; and Watervliet, MI. Please apply online at  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

University of Southern Indiana

The University of Southern Indiana is seeking a Dispatcher in the Office of Public Safety. This full-time position, with rotating schedule, is responsible for receiving calls for assistance, both emergency and non-emergency, and dispatching personnel and providing information to appropriate response units according to departmental procedures. Responsibilities also include recording incident information and producing related reports, performing clerical support, providing information, and reception duties.

High school diploma/GED required. Knowledge of the principles involved in the operation of radio, telephone and other related communications equipment preferred. Must obtain and maintain CPR certification within the first months of employment, and other certifications as required. Strong interpersonal communication skills, refined comprehension ability, discretion, tact, and judgment are required in dealing with a range of situations which may involve complex, sensitive and confidential issues. Grade 4/$11.62 per hour.

To apply, please follow the directions on our page to log in or set up an account. Application deadline is July 27, 2018.

University of Indianapolis Police Department

The University of Indianapolis Police Department is now accepting applications for full-time Police Officers. For more information, a job description, salary information, and the link to apply on our website go to Review of applications will begin immediately. Completed applications will only be accepted electronically via our website. The deadline to apply is July 22nd, 2018.

Wells County Sheriff’s Office

The Wells County Sheriff’s Office is currently seeking applicants for the position of full-time Deputy Sheriff.  Applicants must be a US Citizen, at least 21 years of age upon graduation from police academy, possess a high school diploma or equivalent as well as a valid Indiana Operators License.  Applicant can’t have any felony convictions. Applicants must pass all aspects of the hiring process including physical agility testing, written examination, background investigation, oral interview, polygraph and physiological evaluation.  Selected applicant must be able to graduate from the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy.

Application packet may be picked up at the Sheriff’s Office located at 1615 W Western Ave, Bluffton, IN or downloaded from our website Return completed application Attn: Chief Deputy Scott Holliday no later than 4:00 pm on August 6, 2018.

Columbia City Police Department

The Columbia City Police Department is accepting applications for lateral transfer to fill a full-time Policer Officer position.  Applicants must have current ILEA accreditation.

Applications are located online on applications and forms page of our website or available at the communications department located on the 1st floor of City Hall, 112 S. Chauncey St. Columbia City, IN 46725.

Questions may be forwarded by email to  Applications must be received before 4:00 pm on July 19, 2018 to be considered.

Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office

The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for the position of Merit Deputy Sheriff.  Applicants must be at least 21 years of age (no upper age limit) with a high school or equivalency diploma and at least one of the following: 60 credit hours from an accredited college or university; two (2) years military experience; and/or two (2) years law enforcement experience (including Corrections and Reserve).  In addition, applicants must have no Operating While Intoxicated convictions in the last five (5) years and no illegal drug use in the past three (3) years as well as no felony or domestic violence convictions.  Additional requirements and information are found at
Hamilton County offers a competitive benefit package including medical/dental/vision insurance, retirement pension, paid time off as well as holiday/sick/comp days, 12-hour shift schedule, and take-home vehicle.  Base salary starts at $48,900 with lateral transfers eligible for a starting salary up to $57,000. 
Pre-Employment Applications are available at and must be submitted no later than Friday, August 10, 2018.  Physical Agility Testing and Written Aptitude Testing take place on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office.  Only those submitting applications will be allowed to test. Additional information regarding the selection process will be sent once an application is received.  Hamilton County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify.

Marian University Police Department

Marian University Police Department is currently seeking qualified applicants for a part-time Dispatcher.   The dispatcher is responsible for maintaining two-way radio communications with the campus police officers, coordination of emergency assistance off-campus, monitoring of security and maintenance alarms on campus, and light clerical duties.

A High School diploma or GED is required along with three years related experience and/or training.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Required materials include: Resume, Cover letter, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Only complete applicant packets submitted to will be considered.

Application deadline is July 31, 2018.

Argos Police Department

The Argos Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Academy Certified Officers are ENCOURAGED to apply but not required.
Starting probationary pay for a new (non certified) officer is $35,330. Academy certified officers will receive $46,672.

  • 12 hr shifts (3 on 2 off, 2 on  3 off)\
  • Longevity pay ($100 a year w $3000 max)
  • Perf 77 retirement plan
  • Excellent insurance (employee pays 10% of premium)
  • $1000 clothing allowance
  • Vacation, Sick, Holidays and Personal days.

The minimum qualifications that all applicants for the position of police officer must meet include the following:

  • Must be a resident citizen of the United States.
  • Must be 21 years old to apply and not have reached their 36th birthday by date of appointment. Perf 77 requirement.
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED certificate.
  • Cannot have a felony conviction.
  • Cannot have a misdemeanor conviction involving domestic violence.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license from their state of residence.
  • Cannot have been dishonorably discharged from the military.

You may download the application here or pick one up in person at  the Argos Town Hall, 201 West Walnut Street, Argos, IN.
Application deadline is August 17, 2018.

Lebanon Schools Police Department

The Lebanon Schools Police Department is taking applications for School Resource Officers. We are looking for ILEA Graduates that have an interest in providing a safe learning environment for the students and staff of the Lebanon Community School Corporation.   Certification as an SRO is preferred or the applicant must obtain certification within the first year of employment. This is a full time position with a starting salary of $195 a day on a 200 day work schedule and includes benefits.

For more information or an application please contact:  Chief Steve Smith, Lebanon Schools Police, 1800 N. Grant St., Lebanon, In 46052 - email: or phone: 765-483-3035.  Deadline for applications is August 1, 2018.

Ossian Police Department

The Ossian Police Department is accepting applications for certified (lateral) and non-certified Full-Time Police Officers and certified Part-Time Police Officers.  Starting salary for 1st year probationary officer, after graduating the police academy is $46,100.

We currently have 1 full time and 1 part-time position we are seeking to fill. However, applications are being accepted indefinitely to develop a hiring list for the future.  For applications and information contact Chief David Rigney @ 260-760-0501 or go to our web site at

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 and click on “Careers” to apply for position numbers: 1735, 1736, 1373, or 1738.

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 with a link to the application.  For further questions, please contact Lt. Jen Wilson at 574-208-5550, or Human Resources at 574-258-1615.  Application submission deadline is December 31, 2018.

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  Submission deadline for applications is December 31, 2018.