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 - firstname.lastname@example.org or call Tim @ (317) 837-3271.
- Hiring: La Porte County Sheriff’s Office
- Hiring: Milford Police Department
- Hiring: Mishawaka Police Department
- Hiring: Franklin Police Department
- Hiring: Brown County Sheriff’s Office
- Hiring: Madison County Sheriff’s Department
- Hiring: Marion Police Department
- Hiring: Markleville Police Department
- Hiring: Zionsville Police Department
- Hiring: Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Police Department
- Hiring: Peru Police Department
- Hiring: Michigan City Police Department
- Hiring: Hobart Police Department
- Hiring: Huntington County Sheriff’s Department
- Hiring: Gas City Police Department
- Hiring: Clinton County Sheriff’s Office
- Hiring: Sheridan Police Department
- Hiring: Hendricks County Sheriff’s Department
- Hiring: Columbus Police Department
- Hiring: Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department-Jail Division
- Hiring: Rochester Police Department
- Hiring: Walkerton Police Department
- Hiring: Fort Wayne Police Department
- Hiring: Danville Metropolitan Police Department
- Hiring: Terre Haute Police Department
- Hiring: Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department
- Hiring: Elkhart Police Department
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: email@example.com Any questions should be directed to Captain Allen at 219-326-7700 Ext. 2283 or at the previously listed email address.
The Milford Police Department currently has three (3) Rreserve Officer positions available. Requirements include being at least the age of 21, possess a high school diploma (or GED equivalent), college graduate or some college is preferred; US citizenship; and possess a valid Indiana operator’s license. Law enforcement experience is preferred but not required. This process includes written testing, physical ability tests, interviews, background investigation, polygraph exam, physical, and other possible examinations.
The entire process will be explained on the testing date to be determined. The written and physical examinations will be conducted on the same day.
Applications will be emailed to interested candidates. You may request the application by sending an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org please put Application in the subject line. Candidates may also find the application on the website at www.milford-indiana.org. Applications will be taken until April 20, 2018.
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, email@example.com or Human Resources at 574-258-1615. Application submission deadline is December 31, 2018.
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.
The Brown County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for the position of Merit Deputy Sheriff. Applications may be picked up in person at 55 E. State Road 46, Nashville, Indiana 47448 or online HERE. Applications must be received by 4:00 p.m. on April 20, 2018.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to have an application emailed or questions answered. This application process will close on Friday, May 18, 2018.
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 email@example.com.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
The Peru Police Department in 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.
Interested parties may pick up an application at the front desk of the Peru Police Department, 35 S. Broadway, between Thursday, March 15 and Wednesday, April 18, 2018, M-F 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Applications are also available online at www.cityofperu.org Application deadline is April 19, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. There will be no application sent to you.
The PPD will be having both the physical and a written portion on April 21, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. at the Peru Fire Department. (85 W. Canal Street) Please wear athletic attire on April 21.
For more information or any question please contact Sgt. James Ulery at email@example.com or 765-473-2150 ext 112.
The Michigan City Police Department is currently accepting applications for Full-Time Police Officer employment. MCPD will host both a written and a physical test on Saturday April 14, 2018. Please visit http://michigancitypolice.com/assets/applicationpdf.pdf for more information and to obtain an application.
The deadline for applications to attend the testing on April 14th will be Friday, April 6, 2018. If you have any questions please contact Sgt. Chris Yagelski at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Hobart 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 time of appointment. If candidate is 36 years of age or older, the candidate must be a current member of the Indiana Municipal Police & Firefighters Pension Fund. Indiana Law Enforcement Academy graduates and/or honorable military service are preferred but not required.
Interested parties may pick up an application at the records department, 705 East 4th Street, between Monday, March 12 and Friday, April 13, M‐F 7:00am to 7:00pm or Saturdays between 7:00am and 2:00pm. Application deadline is April 13, 2018 at 7:00pm. Applications are available online at the below link.
Physical agility testing and written examination will take place on April 21, 2017. Applicants whom have successfully graduated from a basic officer curriculum equivalent to the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy and have 1 year or more as a full‐time police officer, will not be required to participate in the physical agility & written assessment.
For more information on compensation, visit our city website link below. Questions call Patrol Services at (219)942‐1125 ext. 1048 or email email@example.com.
Application and Additional information and compensation: http://www.cityofhobart.org/index.aspx?NID=336
The Huntington County Sheriff’s Department has an opening for a full-time Sheriff’s Deputy. Applicants must meet the following requirements: be 21 years old, have a GED or High School Diploma, hold a valid driver’s license and pass a written and physical agility test.
Applicants must have no felony convictions, or misdemeanor convictions in the last five years that have not been expunged. Applicants who have attended the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy, and/or previous law enforcement experience is preferred.
Salary range is $36,500 - $40,650/year DOE. Full job description is available at the Sheriff’s Department or the HR Department. Applications are available at Sheriff’s department from 9am to 4pm. Applications due by March 30, 2018.
The City Of Gas City is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. This posting begins March 02, 2018 at 12 pm and applications will be accepted until March 23, 2018 at 12 pm. This application process will be used to fill two positions within the Police Department. Applications and a job description may be obtained from the Gas City Police Department at 211 East Main Street, Gas City, IN or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Clinton County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for a full-time Merit Deputy and a full-time Civil Process Server. Applications must be picked up at the Sheriff’s Office and returned by March 23, 2018. Please visit www.clintoncountysheriff.com for more information.
The Sheridan Police Department is now accepting applications for the position of Reserve Officer. 40 hour pre-basic certified preferred. For application email Officer Coy Monroe at email@example.com. Applications will be accepted until March 31, 2018 5:00 P.M.
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.
The City of Columbus is seeking motivated individuals interested in a career in law enforcement. We provide an exciting career opportunity and excellent benefits. Go to: www.columbus.in.gov/police/info-documents/sworn-officer-application-2/ for further information. We will be accepting applications until April 6, 2018.
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 contacting Major Sheila Harrison at Sheila.Harrison@jeffersoncounty.in.gov.
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 March 30, 2018.
The Rochester Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Probationary Police Officer.
Requirements include: High School Diploma or GED, Valid Driver's License, Ability to pass a written and physical agility test, Ability to pass background investigation, Must be at least 21 years of age and under 36 years of age, or a veteran who has at least 20 years of service in the Armed Forces and not older than 40 years and 6 months.
After the first year of employment, officers earn $48,040 per year. Other benefits include:
- Health Insurance costing the employee $1 per year
- Uniform Allowance
- Gym membership
- Holiday and longevity pay
- Take home vehicle if residing within Rochester Township
Applications may be picked up at the Rochester Police Department, 312 Main Street, and must be turned in by 12:00 PM on Monday, April 9, 2018. Written and physical agility testing is schedule for Saturday, April 14, 2018, at 9:00 AM.
The Walkerton Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Patrolman. Only completed applications will be accepted. Deadline for submitting applications will be April 2, 2018 at 4PM. If not enough applicants are received at that time, an extension may be added.
Please CLICK HERE for hiring information and an application download link. Only fully completed applications with all requested documentation will be considered. All applications must be submitted in person. Upon closing of the application period, all submitted applicants will receive information, through email, in regards to applicant testing and dates.
The Fort Wayne Police Department is now hiring lateral Police Officers, and also accepting applications for an Upcoming Academy Class. Anyone interested must apply online at www.fwpd.org. The application deadline for the lateral positions and the Acadmey Class is 8:00 AM, Monday, April 2, 2018.
Salary: 1st year - $48K, 2nd year - $54K, 2nd shift bonus $3300, 3rd shift bonus $6300. Bonuses for longevity and education!
Uniform allowance: All initial uniforms and equipment furnished at time of hire. Body armor and weapon also provided. Take home vehicle program.
- Accrued vacation days based on years of service
- Paid holidays
- Personal days
- State Pension based on 20 years of service collectable at age 52. City of Fort Wayne contributes entire pension costs.
Visit the website, www.fwpd.org, to learn more.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Terre Haute Police Department is accepting applications for Patrolman. Applications must be downloaded and submitted online at www.terrehautepd.com. Application deadline is April 13, 2018.
The Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department is accepting applications for full time sworn Patrol Officers. Please submit application to https://www.applitrack.com/elkhart/onlineapp/. Applicants will be notified of dates and times for future testing by email invitation. For more information please view our website. Please direct questions to Heather Adamson at email@example.com or by phone at 574-891-2338 between the hours of 8am-4pm Monday-Friday. Applications accepted through March 31, 2018.
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.