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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.


Greenfield Police Department

Greenfield Police Department is currently taking applications for a Lateral Police Officer position until August 21, 2020.  
The lateral application will be posted on the City of Greenfield website under the employment tab.  
For questions, contact Deputy Chief Hartman at 317-325-1202 or by email bhartman@greenfieldin.org.
 


Gas City Police Department

The City of Gas City will accept applications for the immediate hire of a Patrol Officer for the City of Gas City, Indiana. This posting will begin, August 5, 2020 at 12 pm and run through August 21, 2020. Applications must be returned to the Gas City Police Department no later than August 21, 2020 at 12 pm. Lateral transfers are accepted and encouraged. 
An application and a job description may be obtained from the Gas City Police Department at 211 East Main Street, Gas City, IN or via our department website https://www.gascitypolice.net/employment-application
The Gas City Police Department offers the following benefits:
-2021 Base Patrolman Salary of $43,460
-(9) Paid Holidays
-$1000 clothing allowance
-Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance
-City also contributes the following towards a Health Savings account each calendar year: $2000 for single individuals or $4000 for a family
-1977 Police Retirement Fund


Hartford City Police Department

The Hartford City Police Department is now accepting applications for a Patrol Officer. All applicants must be at least 21 years of age, have a High School Diploma or GED equivalent and a valid Indiana driver’s license. Applications can be found on the City of Hartford City website or by the email below. Applications will be accepted through August 17, 2020. Monday - Friday from 7:00am-4:00pm at the Hartford City Police Department, 700 N. Walnut Street, Hartford City, Indiana 47348 or by emailing to hcpdaparrott@hartfordcity.net.
 


New Carlisle Police Department

The New Carlisle Police Department will be accepting applications for the position of Patrol Officer.  This is a Lateral Transfer process and candidates must be ILEA certified.  Benefits include overtime, paid vacation, retirement, excellent health insurance and a take home vehicle program.  Interested applicants should mail their application to the New Carlisle Police Department, PO Box 6, New Carlisle, Indiana or place in the drop box at the New Carlisle Town hall located at 124 E. Michigan St. in New Carlisle.  Applications can be found at our website at townofnewcarlisle.com.  Application must be received by Friday August 21st, 2020 at 4:00pm.  
 


Crawfordsville Police Department

“The Crawfordsville Police Department is accepting applications for Full Time Police Officer. Starting salary $53,320.56, 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, www.crawfordsvillepolice.com  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 Tuesday August 25th. EOE”
 


Jasper Police Department

Now accepting applications for PROBATIONARY/LATERAL POLICE OFFICER
Minimum Qualification Requirements:
 Applicant must be a resident citizen of the United States.  Must be at least 21 years of age, and under the age of 36 or be a veteran who has at least 20 years of service in the armed forces and be no older than 40 years and six months.
 Must have a high school diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.).
 Must not have been convicted of a felony pursuant to the policy statement in the application.
 Must not have been dishonorably discharged from the military service.
 Must possess a valid Indiana driver’s license at the time of appointment.
 Must successfully complete and pass all parts of the application process.
Lateral Applicant Information – two years or more law enforcement experience and currently certified as a law enforcement officer. The applicant must still complete all phases of the application process. If offered a position, applicants would earn the designated probationary salary rate during probationary period, and upon completion of the probationary period and Chief’s approval, he/she would be paid at the first-class officer salary.
 Application can be picked up at the Jasper Police Station, 309 East 6th Street or completed online at www.jasperindiana.gov.
 Application deadline is Friday, August 21, 2020.
 Testing date is Saturday, September 5, 2020. Applicants will be notified of time and location.
Questions: adminjpd@jasperindiana.gov 
Deliver to Jasper City Hall or mail to: 
PERSONNEL DIRECTOR
EOE #355
C/o City of Jasper
P.O. Box 29 – 610 Main Street
Jasper, IN 47547-0029
 


Westfield Police Department

The Westfield Police Department is now accepting pre-applications for an immediate opening for position of Patrol Officer. Pre-applications will be accepted until 8/17/2020. This is an expedited lateral process, so we are looking for current certified law enforcement officers. Graduates of the ILEA Tier 1 basic Course, or a POST - certified law enforcement basic training course in other states, are eligible to apply. 
Applications are available at www.westfield.in.gov/police. For general questions and/or to speak with a recruitment officer, contact our email at wpdrecruiting.in.gov.
BENEFITS
Night shift differential (+$2184 yr) |
Vacation (120hr base) Personal (40hr base)
Holiday (104hr base) | PERF |
Medical, dental & eye coverage | Employer health center
EXPEDITED HIRING PROCESS
1. Interview
2. Background Investigation
3. Physical Agility Test
4. 1977 PERF (retirement approval/transfer)


Decatur County Community Schools

Decatur County Community Schools has a vacancy for a School Resource Officer.
This person will work and assist the present SRO in all aspects of school safety.
Must be ILEA Certified – Must have prior School Resource Officer experience
Submit resume to:
Brian Talkington, Director of Safety
Decatur County Community Schools
2020 N. Montgomery Road
Greensburg, IN  47240
812-663-4204
Fax: 812-663-4168
Email:debbiereynolds@decaturco.k12.in.us


Muncie Police Department

The Muncie Police Department is currently accepting applications to fill upcoming vacancies on the department.  Applications are being accepted through August 28, 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.
Click link below for application:
Muncie Police Department Application
•    Probationary Salary Starts at $42,310.43
•    Lateral Transfers start out at $48,080.03
•    Certified 1st 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


Clinton County Prosecutor's Office

The Clinton County Prosecutor’s Office has a vacancy for a full time investigator.  Prior experience or education related to criminal investigations and knowledge related to digital evidence and its use in investigations is required.  Position is available beginning on August 17, 2020.  Starting annual pay is $50,000.  Send resume to:

Anthony Sommer, Prosecuting Attorney
475 Courthouse Square
Frankfort, IN  46041

Or email to tsommer@clintonco.com


Georgetown Police Department

The Georgetown Police Department is accepting applications for qualified individuals to be the Town Marshal for the Town of Georgetown. This position is a working Marshal position not just administrative duties. This individual must be willing to patrol, work investigations, accept service calls, ect. 

Qualified Individuals must be capable, but not limited to, the following: 

  • Working knowledge of patrolling and investigative techniques.
  • Excellent communications skills with the ability to maintain a working relationship with surrounding departments, community, and Town Council.
  • Excellent understanding of State and Federal laws, as well as local town ordinances.
  • Excellent leadership skills with the ability to maintain administrative duties, equipment, vehicles, and evidence room maintenance.
  • 10 + years of experience desired with a preferred residency in Floyd or surrounding counties. 
  • Must be able to pass a polygraph, psychological evaluation, and Physical assessment. 
  • Preferred recently retired or current Law Enforcement Officer with integrity, leadership and supervisor experience. 

Applications deadline is September 4, 2020 at 4:00pm.

Salary and benefits include: 

  • Minimum Salary of $50,645.96/Year (40-hour work week) 
  • Health, Dental, Vision Coverage
  • Basic Life insurance provided by the Town - $25,000
  • Short term/Long-Term Disability
  • Deferred Compensation Retirement Plan available. Town Matches 50% up to 15% of employee’s yearly salary that is contributed to the plan 
  • Additional Life insurance available through Colonial Life.
  • Take home patrol vehicle program (for Floyd or surrounding county residency) 
  • Uniforms/duty gear provided

Applications available at https://georgetown.in.gov.  Applications are due September 4, 2020. Drop off or send your completed application and supporting documents to:  Attn: Julia Keibler, P.O. Box 127 / 9111 State Road 64 Georgetown IN 47122.


Peru Police Department

The Peru Police Department is currently accepting applications for full-time Police Officers.  Eligible candidates must be in good physical condition, have a valid driver’s license, a high school diploma or GED Certificate, and be at least 21 years of age, but less than 36 years of age at the time of the hire date.  Candidates cannot have any felony convictions and/or cannot have a misdemeanor conviction of domestic violence under (18 USC 922 (g)).

Interested parties may pick up an application at the front desk of the Peru Police Department, 35 South Broadway, until Wednesday, August 19, 2020, M-F 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Applications are also available online at www.cityofperu.org.  Application deadline is Friday, August 21, 2020, at 3:30 p.m.  Applications will not be sent to you.

The Peru Police Department will be having both the physical and written portion on August 22, 2020 at 8:00 a.m., at the Peru Fire Department (85 West Canal Street, Peru, Indiana 46970).  Please wear athletic attire on August 22, 2020.

Benefits of becoming a Peru Police Officer:

  • Starting Salary $41,101.41
  • Health Insurance after 90 days
  • 2 weeks Paid Vacation, after first year of service
  • $1,000.00 clothing allowance every year, after first year of service
  • Longevity pay
  • Take home car, if you live in Miami County
  • Retire Plan through the Public Employees Retirement Fund

For more information or any questions, please contact Lieutenant James J. Ulery, Pension Board Secretary, at julery@gmail.com.


Indiana University - Bloomington

Indiana University is accepting applications for a Patrol Officer position on the Bloomington 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 292107.  Deadline for accepting applications is August 18, 2020.


Geneva Police Department

The Geneva Police Department is currently accepting applications for a full-time Deputy Marshal. Applicants must be: at least 21 years of age, a United States Citizen, hold a high school diploma or equivalent, possess a valid Indiana Driver’s license, be of good reputation and character. The applicant should be of good appearance and personality and possess an aptitude and attitude for police work. The applicant must be in good physical condition, with no infirmities except for vision that has been corrected to 20/20 and be able to pass the standard physical agility test as set by ILEA. If applicable, the applicant must possess an honorable discharge from the military service if served.

The successful candidate must either already possess the basic certification from the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy or must have the ability, aptitude and attitude to achieve this. Interested applicants who already possess the basic certification will be waived from the physical agility testing required to enter ILEA.

The position’s pay is based on experience. Starting pay for a candidate without ILEA basic certification shall be $35,568. A Certified applicant shall be measured on years of experience. The Town of Geneva is willing to compensate for up to 5 years of experience or a maximum starting rate of $41,258.

The position also includes the benefits of: Health, eye and dental and life insurance, enrollment in PERF, and the eligibility to earn; sick, vacation and personal days at a set rate. The position requires the Candidate to be available to work a variety of hours including weekends and holidays when necessary and to be on call when required.

Application packages are available at the Geneva Police Department or they can be emailed to you, upon request by calling: 260-368-7077.  Applications are being accepted until 12:00pm (noon) on Friday, August 14, 2020.  Questions: Marshal Robert L. Johnson at genevapd@onlyinternet.net or 260-368-7077 ext. 1417


Jackson County Sheriff's Department

The Jackson County Sheriff's Department is now accepting applications for the position of Merit Deputy. Applications MUST be turned in by August 10, 2020

Applications can be picked up at the Jackson County Sheriff's Department Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Department is located at 150 E. SR 250 Brownstown, IN 47220. Applications can also be printed from the Sheriff's Department website www.jacksoncountysheriffin.org under the Links & Resources tab. 

Applicants must be at least 21 years old, must be a high school graduate or have GED, must possess a valid driver's license, and must be able to pass a criminal background check. 

The hiring process may include all or some of the following: Physical agility test, written examination, department review board, background investigation, Merit board interview, and voice stress test. 

If you have any questions contact, Sheriff Rick Meyer, Chief Deputy Dustin Steward, or Lt. Adam.Nicholson at 812.358.2141 or email: rmeyer@jacksoncountyin.org , dsteward@jacksoncountyin.org , or anicholson@jacksoncountyin.org .


Howard County Sheriff's Office

Howard County Sheriff's Office is taking applications for Lateral Transfer Officer
Lateral Transfer Policy:

  • Must currently be working as a full-time officer with continuous service with the same agency.
  • Must be in good standing with the agency in which you are currently employed.
  • Must have completed Indiana Law Enforcement Academy Officers Tier 1 Course.
  • Available to work all shifts, including holidays and weekends.
  • Must successfully complete an accelerated Field Training Program.
  • $5000 Bonus for Lateral Transfer
  • Annual Longevity Bonus
  • Vacation days matching years of service\
  • Performance Salary Incentives, Including:  $1500 annual Accident Reconstructionist, $500 annual Certified Instructor, $250 annual Intoxilyzer Operator

We offer a wide range of opportunities, including: SWAT team, Dive team, Negotiator, K-9.

Applications taken until December 31, 2020  Applications found at: www.howardcountyin.gov.


Clinton County Prosecutor's Office

The Clinton County Prosecutor’s Office has a vacancy for a full time Investigator.  Prior experience or education related to criminal investigations and knowledge related to digital evidence and its use in investigations is required.  

Position is available beginning on August 17, 2020.  Starting annual pay is $50,000.  Send resume to:  Anthony Sommer, Prosecuting Attorney, 475 Courthouse Square, Frankfort, IN, 46041, or email to tsommer@clintonco.com.


Attica Department

The Attica 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 Fall of 2020.  The testing process includes a Physical Agility Assessment, Written Exam, Background Investigation, an Interview with a board of officers, and interview with the Attica Police Merit Board.

The applicant must reside within 15 miles of the Attica city limits to receive a take home vehicle (after FTO is completed) or a contiguous county within in 1 year 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 Attica Police Department will be accepting applications until September 30, 2020. 

Benefits Include:

  • Probationary Officer without academy Salary: $42.989
  • Probationary Officer with Academy Salary: $43,520
  • First Class Patrolman Salary of $46,627
  • Take home vehicle program
  • Annual Uniform Allowance
  • Retirement Pension through 1977 PERF
  • 40 hours of Vacation time after first year
  • 80 hours of Holiday time
  • 16 hours of Personal time
  • 8 hours per month of Sick time (up to 120 hours)
  • Over-time pay (after 40 hours of comp time accumulated)
  • Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance

Applications can be picked up at the Attica Police Department located at 200 South McDonald Street; Attica, IN 47918. Additional information can be obtained by calling 765-762-7039.


Avon Department

The Avon Police Department is now accepting online pre-applications for full-time Police Officers.  Starting salary is $52,000.00 and $56,825.60 for First Class Officer. Testing will begin on Saturday, August 15, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. at the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy with the physical agility test and written exam on the same day.

The pre-application deadline is Friday, August 14, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.  For detailed information about the benefit package and to enroll in this process, please submit your online pre-application HERE.


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.


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 October 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.