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 about getting a job posted, email - or call Tim @ (317) 837-3271.

Frankfort Police Department

The Frankfort Police Department is now accepting applications for the position of Police Officer (Lateral Entry Preferred). Starting Salary: $50,949 (2018). Pay increases after first year of employment. Lateral Entry Officers: $52,088 after successfully completing of Field Training Program. To learn more and apply, visit  All applications must be received by Friday, August 31, 2018 at 3PM. You may also request a complete application packet at the Frankfort Police Department between the hours of 8 A.M. to 4 P.M. Monday through Friday. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

Ball State University

The Ball State University Department of Public Safety has a Police Officer position available immediately. Responsibilities: perform functions related to the preservation of public peace and order, the prevention and detection of crime, the apprehension of offenders, the protection of persons and property, the enforcement of laws of the State of Indiana and the ordinances of the City of Muncie, the enforcement of rules and regulations of Ball State University, and the safeguarding of individual and collective rights of the citizenry. Application must be submitted by Midnight on September 30, 2018. For more information, please go to  The university offers an excellent benefits package, including health care and retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, and generous time off with pay.

Milford Police Department

The Milford Police Department currently has one (1) Full-time Police Position 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. Patrolman base salary after probationary year is $43,000.00.

Applications are posted on the police departments webpage at candidates will find the process on the police page and will need to read the hiring process and selection criteria information; complete an application; and complete a releases package. Any questions should be emailed to  Applications will be taken until September 14th, 2018.

Bargersville Police Department

The Bargersville Police Department is accepting applications for full time sworn Chief of Police. Applications may be downloaded from, beginning August 17,2018. All completed applications along with resume must be mailed to Metropolitan Board of Police Commissioners, PO Box 1134, Franklin, IN 46131 Post marked by September 7, 2018.

Decatur Township School Police Department

The Decatur Township School Police Department is hiring a full-time School Resource Officer.  Starting salary for this position is $50,000.  The Metropolitan School District of Decatur Township offers a competitive compensation package including:

  • Health Benefits
  • Retirement
  • Annual Uniform Allowance
  • Extra Pay for Event Security

School Resources Officers at the Decatur Township School Police Department enjoy multiple training opportunities throughout the year, great equipment, and positive work environment.

ILEA certification is preferred but not required to apply.  Visit to apply.

Columbus Police Department

The Columbus Police Department is now accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and less than 36 years of age when hired. Prospective applicants must have a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent and complete all aspects of the hiring process and training program. College graduates, military veterans, and persons with law enforcement experience are strongly encouraged to apply. Applications can be downloaded online at or picked up inside the Personnel Office in Columbus City Hall. Applications will also be available in the Columbus Human Rights Office.

The 2019 salary range for a Patrol Officer is $51,428- $62,128. Officers are assigned a “take home” patrol car with usage in Bartholomew and adjoining counties and work 8.5 hour shifts with two weekends off per month. Officers also receive vacation time and paid holidays, shift differential pay (5% for 2nd shift and 10% for 3rd shift), college incentive pay up to $2,850.00, military incentive pay up to $1424.00, clothing allowance of $900.00 per year and specialty unit pay up to $3000.00 per year. PERF retirement is available after 20 years of service.
Applications will be accepted until September 24, 2018. The first step of the testing process, a written test, will be offered on Saturday, September 29th in Columbus at a location to be determined.

Cicero Police Department

The Cicero Police Department is currently accepting applications for a full time Police Officer. Applications must be submitted to the Police Department no later than 12:00pm Friday, August 24, 2018. Applicants must be 21 years old but no older than 35 years old. Probationary salary starts at $41,000, after probation salary goes up to $51,000. Lateral transfer salary negotiable. Benefits include health/dental/eye insurance, paid vacation/holidays and PERF retirement program. Important hiring process dates can be found on the department’s web site:

Applications can be picked at the Cicero Police Department, 70 S. Byron St., Monday-Friday between 8:00am-2:30pm or a printable edition on the police department web site: Applications can be emailed back to or dropped off at the Police Dept..  Additional questions can be directed to Major Jeff Rednour at or 317-984-3648.

Indiana State Police

The Indiana State Police is now accepting applications for Motor Carrier Inspectors. Our Motor Carrier Inspector will work at one of the following permanent scale facilities. These permanent scale facilities will include the following positions;

  • (1) Position in Lowell –Location    I-65 SB @ 241mm &/or I-94 EB/WB @ 29mm
  • (2) Positions in West Harrison—Location I-74 WB @ 170mm
  • (2) Positions in Terre Haute –Location I-70 EB @ 1mm
  • (2) Positions in Seymour—Location I-65 NB @ 51mm

For a total of 7 open positions.

Basic requirements:

  1. Be a United States citizen.
  2. Be at least 21 years old by May 3, 2019.
  3. Possess a high school diploma or G.E.D.
  4. Possess a valid driver’s license.
  5. Be required to pass a physical agility test, oral interview, polygraph exam, and a background investigation.
  6. Be required to complete a medical exam, a psychological exam, and drug test.
  7. Geographical proximity to the scale facility may be a factor in the selection process.

To apply for a Motor Carrier Inspector position, visit the Indiana Government Job Bank at All state employment opportunities can be found on this website. To apply for any position with the State of Indiana, you must register with the Indiana Job Bank and have a valid e-mail address. Applications for Motor Carrier Inspector must be submitted by 11:59 PM (Indianapolis time), Wednesday, October 31, 2018.

Anyone with questions can contact Motor Carrier Inspector Kim Judge at or 317-615-7419.

Allen County Sheriff’s Department

The Allen County Sheriff’s Department is accepting applications for full-time Police Officers.  All applications must be submitted online at  Applications will be accepted through August 31, 2018.  Applicants must be a minimum of 21 years of age, possess a high school diploma or verifiable GED equivalents and have a valid Indiana driver’s license.

The physical agility requirements are as follows: Vertical Jump – 16 inches, One Minute Sit-ups – 29, 300 Meter Run – 71 seconds, Maximum Push-ups – 25, & 1.5 mile Run – 16 min 28 sec.
Any questions should be directed to Sgt. A.J. Pape at 260-449-7171.

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: 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 before October 12, 2018 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 personnel to complete an application.

Nashville Police Department

The Nashville Police Department is currently accepting applications for Reserve Officers. A reserve officer supplements the full time members of the department, but is not a paid position. Applicants must be at least 21, and able to pass a criminal history background check with no Misdemeanor or Felony convictions, and have a valid drivers license. Applicants who are interested must be able to pass physical fitness and written evaluations.

Interested applicants can pick up an applications at the Nashville Police Department locates at: 200 Hawthorne Drive, Nashville Indiana, 47448.  You can also contact Keith Lawson via email at for an emailed copy.

The deadline to apply is August 31, 2018 with physical and written testing scheduled for Saturday, September 15, 2018.

Columbia City Police Department

The Columbia City Police Department is accepting applications for full-time Police Officers.  Applications may be submitted in person to the department or mailed to:  Columbia City Police Department, 112 S. Chauncey St., Columbia City , IN 46725.

Applications will be accepted August 6, 2018 thru 3:00 p.m. on September 6, 2018.  Applicants must be a minimum of 21 years of age and under 36 years of age, possess a high school diploma or verifiable GED equivalents and have a valid Indiana driver’s license.

The physical agility requirements are as follows: Vertical Jump – 16 inches, One Minute Sit-ups – 29, 300 Meter Run – 71 seconds, Maximum Push-ups – 25, & 1.5 mile Run – 16 min 28 sec.

Any questions should be directed to 260-248-5121 ext. 5133.

Fowler Police Department

The Fowler Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.   Applications may be picked up at the Fowler Town Hall, 307 E. 5th St., Fowler, IN or downloaded online from and clicking on the Job Opening tab.   Applications must be returned by noon,  Monday, August 20, 2018.

  Applicants must meet residence requirements consistent with Indiana statute and be 21 years old by date of appointment.  Applicants must possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent,  a valid driver’s license, and be legally qualified to possess a firearm.  Applicants will be subject to pre-employment screening including a background investigation, written and physical agility testing, and medical screening.

McCordsville Metropolitan Police Department

The McCordsville Police Department is now accepting pre-applications for the position of Full Time Police Officer.  Starting salary is currently $40,500.00.  The Town of McCordsville offers a competitive benefits package including a full range of benefits, paid time off and retirement.  The McCordsville Police Department is on track to offer all new Police Officer positions PERF77.

The pre-application deadline is August 31, 2018 at 2:00pm.  Pre-application can be found HERE.

Pre-applications can be submitted in person or by email to Assistant Chief Paul Casey at

Carmel Police Department

We are now accepting applications for the 2019 Sworn Police Officer Hiring Process. A career with the Carmel Police Department offers security, prestige, respect and personal satisfaction. Our officers are members of a progressive, professional and nationally accredited department. The Carmel Police Department offers a variety of assignments with the opportunity for advancement, including promotions and specialized positions. Our goal is to provide the highest level of police service to each person we contact. We pledge to sustain a working partnership with the community we serve so that we can maintain a safe and peaceful environment for all.

Starting salary for probationary officers in 2019 will be $59,279.00, for more information on our benefits package and lateral entry information or to apply go to: We will be accepting applications until September 16, 2018.

Casper Wyoming Police Department

The Casper Wyoming Police Department is currently hiring entry level, and lateral entry Police applicants.  Casper offers excellent salary and benefits opportunities.  Casper is a full-service, professional police department with 99 sworn officers, and 42 civilian support staff.

Casper is the second largest city in beautiful Wyoming.  Casper offers: amazing Quality of Life opportunities with a low cost of living (80.2 on the US Cost of Living Index), and a low crime rate.

In addition, current hiring incentives include a $12,500 hiring bonus for In-State Lateral Officers, a $7,500 hiring bonus for certified, Out-of- State Lateral Officers, and a $3,000 hiring bonus for Entry Level Officers.

Casper Patrol Officers have a salary range of $50, 0003.20 to $63,847.85 with an educational pay bonus.   If you are ready to make the change, contact us through our website:  or contact Sergeant Steve Nunn at (307) 235-8490.

Merrillville Police Department

The Merrillville Police Department has an immediate opening for a Police Officer.  This is an Emergency Hire and they will accept Police academy graduates only. Starting salary $ 54,000 to $ 56,000.  Applications are available at 7820 Broadway, or online at from August 6, 2018 until August 31, 2018.

Avon Police Department

The Avon Police Department is now accepting online pre-applications for Full Time Police Officers.  Starting salary is $48,006.40 and $53,040.00 for First Class Officer.  Testing will begin on September 29th 2018 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 September 28, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. 

For detailed information about the benefit package and to enroll in this process, please submit your online pre-application at

Dunkirk Police Department

The Dunkirk Police Department is accepting applications for Full Time Police Officer. Applicants must be between 21 and 35 years of age, possess a High School Diploma, or equivalent, a Valid Indiana Driver's License, able to legally carry a firearm, not have had any Misdemeanor or Felony Convictions and able to pass all requirements including Physical Agility Testing, Physical and Mental Testing and Indiana Law Enforcement Academy requirements.

2018 Rate of Pay is $33,363.00 a year with overtime possible. 1977 Police and Fire Pension; Insurance Benefit is $1.00 per year for Employee only coverage to include Medical, Prescription, Dental and Vision. $20,000.00 Life Insurance Policy and Short Term Disability Insurance. $1,000.00 per year clothing allowance. 48 hours personal time per year. 112 hours vacation at one year employment, 152 hours vacation at two years employment, 192 hours vacation at ten years employment and 232 hours vacation at 20 years employment. ILEA Certified Officers participating in the 1977 Police and Fire Pension are encouraged to Apply as a Lateral Transfer.

Applications may be obtained by visiting the Dunkirk Police Department at 130 South Main Street Dunkirk or at where a downloadable Application Packet is available.   Application Deadline is August 17, 2018.

Scottsburg Police Department

The Scottsburg Police Department is now accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Applicants must be 21-35 years of age; possess a high school diploma of GED; U.S. Citizen; have a valid drivers's licence; no felony convictions; drug free; be eligible for PERF. Applicants will be required to undergo physical agility testing and an oral interview.

Applications can be picked up at the Scottsburg Police Department or Scottsburg City Hall. All applications must be received by Friday, August 22, 2018 and have an attached resume. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

LaGrange Police Department

The LaGrange Police Department is accepting applications for people interested in. becoming a full-time Police Officer. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, 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 exit standards for the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy. Hiring is contingent on candidate successfully completing the physical and psychological testing, background investigation, oral interviews, polygraph, and physiological evaluation. Selected applicant must be able to graduate from the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy. Failure 􀀁o complete any or part of the process will disqualify you.

The LaGrange Police Department offers: Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance, Vacation, and Sick, Holidays, Personal days, PERF, Take home vehicle, Department cell phone and 12-hour shift schedule. Starting probationary pay for a new, (non certified) officer is $40,000. Lateral transfers would be based upon years of service in our pay schedule. Start date for this position is January 15\ 2019.

Applications may be picked up from 8:00am to 4:30pm from August 1, 2018 to August 30, 2018 at the police department, 1201 N. Townline Rd. LaGrange, Indiana 46761 or the Town Hall. Applications can also be printed off the Town of LaGrange website Applications must be turned in no later than 4:30pm on August 30, 2018.

New Palestine Police Department

The New Palestine Police Department is currently taking applications for two full time positions - School Resource Officer/Patrol Officer & Patrol Officer.

School Resource Officer -
The New Palestine Police Department is accepting applications for a full time School Resource Police Officer. The SRO will be assigned to Southern Hancock School District during the normal school year and function as a town patrol officer during summer break.

Patrol Officer -
The New Palestine Police Department is accepting applications for full time Patrol Officer. This officer will be assigned to patrol duties which will include but not limited to, traffic enforcement, crash reports, patrol and investigations.

Applications may be picked up at the New Palestine Town Hall, 42 East Main Street New Palestine, Indiana, 46163. Applications can be picked starting August 6th 2018, and must be completed and returned to the New Palestine Town Hall no later than 4:00 p.m. September 6th 2018. Applicants must possess a high school diploma or GED; Valid Driver License; U.S. Citizen; no felony convictions; and meet Indiana Law Enforcement Academy physical requirements. Any questions, call 317-861-4727.

Cedar Lake Metropolitan Police Department

The Cedar Lake Metropolitan Police Commission has approved to create a list for an emergency hire. The Police Department is now taking applications until Friday, August 24th, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.

-Applicants must be certified from an Indiana state accredited police academy.

-Candidates must be at least 21 years old. Applicants must already be in the Public Employment -Retirement Fund (PERF) or be able to pass all physical requirements to enter into PERF.

- A high School diploma or GED equivalent is required. An associate or bachelor’s degree is desired but not required.

-  Candidates can pick up applications at the Cedar Lake Police Department located at 7408 Constitution, Cedar Lake, IN, 46303 or download them from our website

-  Applications must either be hand delivered to the Police Department or mailed/received by Friday, August 24, 2018, at 4:30 p.m.

- Depending on experience, training, and education there is a potential of a lateral transfer with the starting salary up to $50,795.16 in additional to benefits.

-  The Cedar Lake Police Department is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with anti-discrimination law, it is the purpose of this policy to effectuate these principles and mandates. The Cedar Lake Police Department prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetic information.

-  The Cedar Lake Police Department conforms to the spirit as well as to the letter of all applicable laws and regulations.

- For more information, you may call The Cedar Lake Police Department at (219) 374-5416 Ext. 118 or email Deputy Chief Carl Brittingham at

Lafayette Police Department

The Lafayette Police Department is accepting applications for the position of full-time Police Officers. Eligible candidates must be in good physical condition, a citizen of the United States, a high school graduate or GED, at least 21 years of age but less than 36 years of age at time of application and must be of good moral character.
The application can be downloaded from the police department’s website,

The Lafayette Police Department offers competitive wages and benefits package. Starting salary is $52,838 increasing to $62,100 after three years of successful employment. ILEA graduates and veterans with an honorable discharge are encouraged to apply. Applications are due on September 27, 2018 and testing will take place October 6, 2018 at 830am at the Lafayette Police Department Training Center, 1301 South St, Lafayette Indiana.  For additional information, contact Lieutenant Adam Mellady at 765-807-1222.

Shelby County Sheriff’s Office

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is accepting Employment Interest forms for all positions.  We offer a competitive pay plus, medical, dental, vision and life insurance, free medical clinic, retirement plan(s), paid vacation, holidays, bereavement, and many other benefits.

Career opportunities include Merit Deputy, Correctional Officer, Communications and support staff.  Each area also has additional opportunities for advancement and specialized teams.

If interested, you MUST complete the attached (page 2) Employment Interest form and return to the
Sheriff’s Department by U.S. Mail to 107 West Taylor Street, Shelbyville, IN 46176, attention Captain Roger Clark or via email at by August 31, 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

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

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

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.

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.