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Law Enforcement Job Opportunities

To submit a job posting send a brief description of the position (see examples below) including expiration date, to James Miner.
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 about getting a job posted, email - jminer@ilea.in.gov or call Jim @ (317) 837-3284.

Kingsford Heights Police Department

The Kingsford Heights Police Department will be taking applications for full-time Deputy Marshal. 
Applicants must be 21 years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent. 
Applications may be picked up at the Kingsford Heights Town Hall located at 504 Grayton Rd. Kingsford Heights, In. or by requesting an application via email at khpd@csinet.net
Applications must be received by June 5, 2020. 

Muncie Police Department

The Muncie Police Department is currently accepting applications to fill upcoming vacancies on the department. Applications are being accepted through June 26, 2020. We encourage interested persons to complete the application and gather all supporting documents to be submitted. Additional information, including pertinent dates, will be posted when determined. Check back regularly. Lateral transfers are encouraged and accepted.
• Probationary Salary Starts at $42,310.43
• Lateral Transfers start out at $48,080.03 after ist year Probation
• Certified ist Class Salary $50,484.03
• Personally assigned take home vehicle program
• Fourteen paid holidays
• Annual Uniform allowance $1900.00 (initial Uniform and Equipment issued upon hire)
• Max longevity of $2300.00
• 160 hrs. Vacation after 1st year, 240 hrs. vacation after 3rd year
• Incentive pay for Technical certifications and education
• Entry into 1977 Police and Fire Fund
Click link for application: Muncie Police Department Application

Monroe County Sheriff's Office

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for the position of full-time Probationary Deputy Sheriff.
Lateral transfer applicants are also encouraged to apply and would be waived from the certain testing requirements of the hiring process. Applications, as well as requirements, job description and salary information can be located at: https://monroecountysheriffsoffice.us/careers
Applications MUST be received by Friday,  June 12th, 2020 at 4:00 PM
Submit completed applications and / or any questions to Operations Captain Ryan Davis at rdavis@co.mornoe.in.us

Marion Police Department

The Marion Police Department is taking applications for Patrol Officer.   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 $45,154.

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.

Email  Carol McLain at cmclain@cityofmarion.in.gov to have an application emailed or questions answered.

Paoli Police Department

Paoli Police Department is accepting applications for a School Resource Officer.
$43680 Annual Salary ($21 an hour)
Monday through Friday 7:30a-3:30p
Work as patrol officer during School breaks
2 years of law enforcement experience is required Paid Holidays, Vacation, and PTO Medical insurance provided free of cost to employee with dental and vision available Annual training opportunities

This position will be starting at the beginning of 2021 school year.
This posting will end July 30, 2020.

For resume or applications:  paolipolice@paoli.in.gov
Questions:  contact: Assistant Chief Brandon Mesarosh
Paoli Police Department
1579 W Willow Creek Rd
Paoli IN 47454

Indiana University

Indiana University is accepting applications for a Patrol Officer position on the South Bend campus.  

Indiana University’s Law Enforcement Officer is a position for the fully empowered police officer. This position performs law enforcement work to ensure a safe, secure and service oriented environment. Assists other law enforcement agencies as needed.

The Law Enforcement Officer requires candidates to serve at least a one-year probationary period and successfully complete an on-the-job Field Training Officer program.

Please visit https://job.iu.edu to apply for posting number 29120.  Deadline for accepting applications is May 25, 2020.

Jonesboro Police Department

The City of Jonesboro Police Dept. is seeking candidates for the position of Reserve Officer.  Prebasic certification and prior law enforcement experience preferred.  Please email resume to mthomison@jonesboroindiana.net and be sure to include your contact information for consideration.

Job posting to run until May 31, 2020.  Questions contact: Chief Joel Thomas at 765-674-6963.

Greensburg Police Department

The Greensburg Police Department is accepting applications for the position of full-time Police Officer. Lateral transfer applicants are also encouraged to apply and would be waived from the written and physical testing requirements of the hiring process. Applicants must be 21 years old and not have reached 40 years old at the date of employment, earned a high school diploma or equivalent, have no felony or serious misdemeanor convictions, possess a valid driver license, and meet all requirements of eligibility for the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy.
Benefits include:
• Beginning salary of $45,500 for Probationary Officer
• Beginning salary of $47,500 for Lateral Officer
• Health, dental, vision insurance
• Take home vehicle with off-duty use
• Vacation, paid days off, and able to accrue compensatory time
• Shift differential pay
• Opportunities for specialty pay
• Enhanced training opportunities
• Yearly Uniform Allowance
Obtain an application from the Greensburg Police Department Website at :  www.greensburgpolice.com.
Application Deadline: May 29, 2020.  Submit completed applications and/or any questions to Lt. Joe Radcliff at jradcliff@greensburg.in.gov.

Speedway Police Department

The Speedway Police Department is recruiting for openings as a Merit Police Officer.  The Department will be considering lateral entry for this hiring process as well.

Interested applicants should fill out a pre-application on the Town of Speedway website.  All pre-applications are due by May 22, 2020 at 4pm for consideration in this process.

Edinburgh Police Department

The Edinburgh Police Department is currently seeking applicants for the position of full time Police Officer. Applicants must be a US Citizen, at least 21 years of age at the time of appointment, possess a high school diploma or equivalent, possess a valid Indiana Driver’s License and have no felony or serious misdemeanor convictions. Lateral applicants are also encouraged to apply, further information can be provided if needed.

Selected applicants for the Police Officer position must be able to pass a Physical Agility test (ILEA Exit Standards), pass written testing, pass a background investigation and graduate from the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy.
Benefits Include:

  • Vision/Dental/Medical Insurance
  • 12 Hour shifts with alternating weekends off
  • Retirement Benefits
  • Take Home Vehicle at conclusion of probationary period
  • Uniform allowance
  • Paid Vacation/Holiday/Personal/Sick time
  • Starting salary at $42,752.32 with raise after 1st year

An application packet may be picked up at the Edinburgh Police Department located at 200 S Main Street Edinburgh, IN 46124 or downloaded from our website at  https://www.edinburgh.in.us/.. Return completed application to Attn: Deputy Chief Hector Mercado no later than 3:00 pm on Friday, May 22, 2020. Any questions email Deputy Chief Hector Mercado at hmercado@edinburgh.iin.us or call 812-526-3501.

New Haven Police Department

The New Haven Police Department is accepting applications for a Police Officer.  Probationary Officers starting pay is $46,166.76 and they are eligible for a take home car at the completion of their 1 year of service.

Applications are being accepted now until May 18, 2020. Please visit the city’s website, Newhaven.in.gov and click on the Careers tab to apply.  Any questions please email Chief of Police Jeff McCracken at jmccracken@newhaven.in.gov or 260-748-7095.


The New Haven Police Department is accepting applications for a Lateral Police Officer.  A Lateral Officer is one who is a graduate of the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy with at least 1 year experience.  Lateral Officers starting pay is $49,373.38 and they are eligible for a take home car at the completion of their Field Training.

Applications are being accepted now until May 18, 2020. Please visit the city’s website, Newhaven.in.gov and click on the Careers tab to apply.  Any questions please email Chief of Police Jeff McCracken at jmccracken@newhaven.in.gov or 260-748-7095.

Danville Metropolitan Police Department

The Danville Metropolitan Police Department is now accepting pre-applications for full-time Police Officers for the Town of Danville. The Pre-Application form and Release and Hold Harmless Agreement must be submitted by either email, mail, or in-person at the Town’s Utility Payment Drop Box in front of the Town Hall (Due to COVID-19 our Administrative Office and the Town Hall are currently closed).  ALL pre-applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM on May 30th, 2020.

 Applicants shall be at least 21 years of age, and not have reached age 36 by date of hire unless already enrolled in the PERF 77 retirement program. Applicants with 20 years of credible military service have the maximum age waived to 40 years and 6 months, shall possess an Indiana Driver’s License or have the ability to obtain one if a conditional offer of employment is extended, be a high school graduate or equivalent and if offered a position, candidate must obtain residence within a contiguous county to Hendricks County, Indiana within 180 days.

Benefits Include:

  • Patrolman salary $55,579.77 per year
  • Yearly uniform & equipment allowance
  • Take-home car program
  • On-Duty Fitness Program
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance plans
  • Overtime opportunities
  • INPRS 1977 Pension
  • Monthly cell phone stipend
  • Paid vacation, holiday, sick and personal time
  • Town Wellness Program (Including Employee Health Clinic)
  • Employee Assistance Program

Completed applications are to be emailed to pdrecords@danvilleindiana.org, mailed or dropped off to Danville Metropolitan Police Department, 49 N Wayne St, Danville, Indiana 46122 (Please drop in the Town’s Utility Payment Drop Box in front of the Town Hall). After submitting your pre-application, you will be notified regarding information for the next testing date, time and location.

To download an application, go to: https://www.danvilleindiana.org/egov/documents/1585745435_9448.pdf
For further questions, please contact Colonel Brent Allison by email ballison@danvilleindiana.org.

Lafayette Police Department

The Lafayette Police Department (LPD) is accepting applications for qualified individuals looking for a challenging and rewarding career as a police officer in the City of Lafayette. Experience is not required to become a member of one of the largest municipal police departments in the state. However, lateral entry for experienced officers is available.  College graduates and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Currently officers, after successful completion of their 2nd year of service, earn $66,000. The following benefits are also included for each officer:
• Up to 6 weeks of vacation (After 17 years of service)
• $2000 per year in clothing allowance ($500 quarterly)
• Education reimbursement
• Numerous Specialty Units and Pay
• Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
• Our own Training Center with Crossfit workout facility
• Take home vehicle program
Apply Today! Please go to www.lafayettepolice.us to learn more about the LPD and to complete the online application. Applications are due July 1, 2020.  Drop off or send your completed application and supporting documents to:  Lt. Mike Brown, Lafayette Police Department, 20 N. 6th Street, Lafayette, IN 47901
Questions?  Email Lt Brown at mlbrown@lafayette.in.gov or you may call 765-807-1222.

West Lafayette Police Department

The West Lafayette Police Department is looking to fill five open Police Officer positions for 2020.   Are you ready to start your journey and join our team?  Now is the time!  Follow the link to Employment Opportunities  under Human Resources and click on the link “See current job openings and apply online” to fill out your application immediately. 

Do not miss our Recruitment  page for detailed information about the benefits of becoming a WLPD Officer; which includes salary, tuition reimbursement, take home car program and much more.  WLPD also has a lateral transfer program for veteran police officers. 

Come be a part of one of the fastest growing communities in the State of Indiana.  We are also home to one of the top ranked community school corporations throughout the State and country, plus a Big Ten University right in our very own back yard. 

Due to the Covid-19 virus, WLPD has suspended the testing date originally scheduled for April 19, 2020.  We are still taking applications and will announce a testing date once we can safely do so.  Applications already received will be held until such date is announced.    Please direct any questions to Lieutenant Michael Brewer at mbrewer@wl.in.gov

Kokomo Police Department

The Kokomo Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of full-time Police Officers.  Applicants must be at least 21 years old at the time of appointment.  Testing will begin in the spring of 2020.  The testing process includes a Physical Agility Assessment, Written Exam, Background Investigation, Polygraph Exam, and an Interview with a board of officers.  Lateral Transfer officers are not required to perform the Physical Agility Assessment or the Written Exam. 

The applicant must reside in Howard County or a contiguous county at the time of appointment.  Applicants must possess a High School Diploma/G.E.D.  Applicants must also possess or be able to acquire a valid Indiana driver’s license.  The Kokomo Police Department will be accepting applications until December 31, 2020

Benefits Include:

• First Class Patrolman Salary of $51,245.
• Longevity Pay
• $2,000 annual Uniform allowance
• 3% shift differential for afternoon and midnight officers
• Retirement Pension through 1977 PERF
• Vacation days
• Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
• Retirees Insurance

Applications and additional information can be obtained by visiting the City of Kokomo Website.