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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 - tunderwood@ilea.in.gov or call Tim @ (317) 837-3271.

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!  CLICK HERE to see current job openings and 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. 

The deadline for the current application process ends, Wednesday, February 5th, 2020 at midnight.  Written and physical testing will be conducted on Sunday, February 9, 2020.  Human Resources will notify qualifying candidates through email with instructions, times and location.  Please direct any questions to Captain Arthur Choate at achoate@wl.in.gov.

Michigan City Police Department

The Michigan City Police Department is currently accepting applications for multiple Full-Time Police 0fficer positions.
MCPD will host both a written and a physical test in the Spring of 2020.
Please visit http://michigancitypolice.com/assets/applicationpdf.pdf for more information and to obtain an application.
Applications can be dropped off or mailed to:
Michigan City Police Civil Service Commission
1201 East Michigan 6oulevard
Michigan City, IN 46360
Starting pay for a Probationary Officer (first year) is $43,343.89. After completing the first year of probationary status,
then an officer becomes a First Class Patrolman and the pay increases to $46,753.19.
Benef1ts include longevity pay, specialty pay, healthcare program including dental and vision,
take home car program, retirement plan, paid vacations, personal days and much more.
Applicants must be between 21-36 years of age by date of appointment, possess a high school diploma or GED,
a valid and unrestricted driver's license, and be a United States citizen.
Additionally, applicants must possess a good driving record, have no felony convictions, or misdemeanor battery charge.
Applicants shall be subject to written and physical ability testing along with a thorough background check to include personal character.
The Michigan City Police Department is an equal opportunity employer.

Greenfield Police Department

The Greenfield Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Patrolman. 
Application date will end on December 18th, at 1600 hours.
Printed versions will be available on the City of Greenfield website
at https://www.greenfieldin.org/ under the employment tab.  Further information about dates/times
of the physical agility test and written test will be in the application packet.
If you have questions about the process please contact Deputy Chief Holland at 317-325-1202 or mholland@greenfieldin.org.

Wabash City Police Department

The Wabash City Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Probationary Police Officer
starting November 18, 2019 through December 13, 2019 at 4:00 p.m
Applications, job description, and agility test requirements can be picked up in person at
the Wabash City Police Department located at 1340 Manchester Avenue Wabash, Indiana Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m.-4:00p.m.
Benefits Package:
Probationary salary $48,319.00
Career Progression Incentive Pay—Longevity, Promotional opportunities through rank structure
Take Home Car after two years residing within Wabash City limits
Comprehensive Medical/Dental/Eye Insurance
Life Insurance
Paid Vacation and Sick leave
Under Indiana Code 36-8-4-7, a person may not be appointed as a member of the Wabash City Police Department
after the person has reached thirty-six(36) years of age.
Under Indiana Code 36-1-20.2 (Nepotism), a person may not be appointed as a member of the Wabash City Police Department
who is related to any officer of the department.
Meet the residency requirements of Indiana Code 36-8-4-2.
The City of Wabash is an equal opportunity employer.
Any questions for Cpt. Matt A. Benson at 260-571-1377

Jasper Police Department

Jasper Police Department is now accepting applications for PROBATIONARY/LATERAL POLICE OFFICER
Minimum Qualifications:
Must be a resident citizen of the US.
Must be 21 - 36 years of age OR a veteran with at least 20 years service and no older than 40 years and 6 months of age.
Must have a High School diploma or GED.
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.
Must possess a valid Indiana driver's license.
Must successfully complete and pass all parts of the application process.

Lateral Applicant Information:
Must have 2 or more years of law enforcement experience and must be a currently certified officer.
Must complete and pass all phases of the application process.

Application packet must be picked up at the Jasper Police Station, 309 E. 6th Street
or completed online at:  www.jasperindiana.gov
Completed application must be received by Friday December 20, 2019.
Testing date is January 4, 2020.  Applicants will be notified of time and location.
Deliver to Jasper City Hall or mail to:
Personnel Director
EOE #343
C/o City of Jasper
P.O.Box 29 - 610 Main Street
Jasper, In. 47547-0029

New Carlisle Police Department

The New Carlisle Police Department is now accepting applications for a Full-Time Probationary Officer (ILEA certified is preferred but not required), and for a Part-Time Position, as well (ILEA Certification is required for this position).  Applications can be picked-up from the Town Clerk's Office Monday-Friday 8:00 am- 4:30 pm (EST) or from the New Carlisle Police Department Monday-Friday 7:30am- 4:00 pm (EST).  Individuals who apply and meet the required standards will be notified with further instructions. 

Completed applications must be dropped off at The Town Clerk's Office by 4:30 pm (EST) on Friday, December 6, 2019.   Applications will not be accepted via facsimile. If not enough applications are received at time of closing an extension may be added.  New Carlisle Town Hall is located at: 124 E. Michigan St. New Carlisle, IN 46552.

Vevay Police Department

The Vevay Police Department is accepting applications for Police Officer, starting today and ending on December 11, 2019 at 4pm. You can pick up an application at town hall Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm, or request one to be emailed to you, by emailing jpritchard@vevaypolice.org. Any questions about the process contact Sgt John Pritchard at 812-427-3737.

The written and P.T. test will be conducted on December 14, 2019 at 8:30 AM, at the Switzerland County High School, enter through door #1.

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.

Noblesville Police Department

The Noblesville Police Department will be accepting pre-applications for the 2020 Application Selection Process. Anyone interested in applying can do so by visiting our Human Resourses' webpage.
The deadline for application is December 13, 2019.

Indiana University

Indiana University - Bloomington, Indiana, is accepting applications for Lieutenant of Public Safety Education position.

Please visit https://jobs.iu.edu to apply for Job ID 290585 . Deadline for accepting applications is November 21, 2019.

Cicero Police Department

The Cicero Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of full-time Police Officer; lateral applicants are encouraged to apply. Applications will be accepted until 2:00pm on November 20, 2019.


  • At least 21 years of age and less than 36
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • High school diploma or GED equivalency
  • U.S. Citizen
  • No convictions for OWI or under the influence of drugs
  • No conviction for a felony or a Class A misdemeanor

Benefits include:

  • Salary after 1st year is $54,900
  • Longevity pay
  • PERF 77 Retirement Pension
  • Vacation, Holidays
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Take home patrol car
  • Health, Dental, Vision Insurance

Applications can be down loaded from the Town of Cicero web site, www.ciceroin.org or picked up at the Police Department, 70 S. Byron St., Cicero 46034. Applications can be submitted to cpd@townofcicero.in.gov.

The physical agility test will occur on November 23, 2019 at Hamilton Heights Middle School. Registration starts at 8:00am and testing begins at 8:30am. Hamilton Heights Middle School is located at 420 W. North St., Arcadia IN 46030. NO MAKE UP DATE.  Contact Maj. Jeff Rednour at 317-984-3648 or jrednour@townofcicero.in.org with any questions.

South Holland, IL Police Department

The South Holland, Illinois Police Department is now accepting applications for a Police Officer position.  Application Deadline is Monday, December 2, 2019 at 4:00 PM CST. 
How to Apply:

  • Purchase, complete, and submit your application at www.iosolutions.com
  • Submit all supporting documentation
  • Complete your application by Monday, December 2, 2019 at 4:00 PM CST

Minimum Requirements:

  • $25.00 non-refundable application fee
  • U.S. Citizenship
  • 21 years of age and no more than 35 years of age at time of application, unless exempt by statute
  • Valid driver’s license
  • High School Diploma
  • Must have at least 30 credit hours of college credit from an accredited university (copy of original, official transcripts due at time of application, 12/2/2019)
  • 20/70 binocular vision correctable to 20/20 and not be color blind
  • Submit proof that they have passed the IL POWER test within the past year as of the written exam date, January 4, 2020 (POWER test cards considered valid if dated 01/4/2019- 01/4/2020)
  • Must be able to comply with contractually agreed upon residency requirement: All employees must reside within a twenty-mile radius of South Holland's Village Hall or a municipality whose border is touched by the twenty-mile radius, within one (1) year of employment
  • Be of high moral standards and personal integrity and habits based upon contemporary Village standards, as determined by the Police Department
  • Be free of any felony convictions, or misdemeanor criminal convictions as specified in 65 ILCS, Section 5-1-7 of the IL Revised Statutes
  • Be able to pass a written and Ergometric exam, POWER test, oral interview, background investigation, psychological, polygraph and medical examination.

Candidates must attend the mandatory written exam on Saturday, January 4, 2020. Doors for sign-in open at 7:30 AM- please arrive no later than 8:00 AM with a photo ID (driver’s license, state ID) to sign-in. No late admittance. Testing will take place in South Holland, IL. The exact location will be provided to eligible candidates prior to the exam date.

If you have questions, please call 800-343-HIRE or email recruitment@iosolutions.com.

South Bend Police Department

The South Bend Police Department seeks applicants who desire an active, challenging, and unique career where they can make a difference within the City of South Bend.  With around 240 sworn members, the South Bend Police Department is small enough that officers are more than just a number but large enough that officers have various career paths, training, and opportunities.  The City of South Bend provides unique benefits such as six weeks of paid parental leave and an employee clinic to those with City insurance. You can find additional information about pay, positions, and benefits at https://police.southbendin.gov/

The South Bend Police Department’s most recent Police Officer Recruit application can always be found at https://southbendin.gov/employment and search for police.  Or you can follow this direct link https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=2745689. Application deadline is January 6, 2020.

There is an expedited process for currently certified officers and/or those officers who have already completed the police academy.  That application and additional information can also be found at https://southbendin.gov/employment, the title is Police Officer Lateral Entry and a direct link is here at https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=2469564. Application deadline is January 6, 2020.

For additional questions contact Human Resources at 574-235-9283.

Lebanon Police Department

The Lebanon Police Department is accepting applications for Patrol Officers. To receive an application, stop by LPD at 201 E. Main St., Lebanon or e-mail our Administrative Assistant at rarmas@lebanon.in.gov . We will be accepting applications until Monday, December 2, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.

Benefits include:

  • Starting annual salary $51,500 - $58,195 (depending on previous academy training)
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Longevity Pay
  • Uniform Allowance
  • Paid Training
  • Take Home Vehicle

Ossian Police Department

The Ossian Police Department is now accepting online pre-applications for full-time Police Officers. Applicants will be must pass physical agility test (exit standards), written exam, polygraph exam, and background investigation.  Testing will begin on December 14, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. with the physical agility test and written exam on the same day.

The pre-application deadline is Friday, December 13, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.  Applicants will receive futher information by email therefore, applicants MUST have a working email address. Please submit your online pre-application at http://www.ossianin.com/forms/pre-employment-application/.

Columbia City Police Department

The Columbia City Police Department is currently accepting applications to fill 1-2 positions for full-time Police Officer.  Qualified applicants must be at least 21 years of age and not older than 36 years of age, must also possess a High School Diploma or equivalent, a valid Indiana Driver's License, must pass a criminal background check, and pass a physical agility test and written test.

Application packets may be picked up at the Columbia City Police Communications Department, 112 S. Chauncey St, or obtained on the department website Applications and Forms page, and may be dropped off or mailed in to the Columbia City Police Department. Att: Gina Conroy, 112 S. Chauncey St. Columbia City, IN 46725.

Deadline for application submission is 3:00 pm on November 30, 2019.  Any questions should be directed to Administrative Assistant Gina Conroy at gconroy@columbiacity.net.

White County Sheriff’s Office

The White County Sheriff’s Office is opening a hiring process to fill the position of Merit Deputy. Applicants wishing to be considered for this position will be required to pass a physical agility test on November 23, 2019. Testing begins at 8:00 am.

Applicants will be tested on the current Indiana Law Enforcement exit physical agility standards. Applicants who pass this phase of the process will be invited to perform a written test to be held at the White County Sheriff's Office at 1:00 pm on November 23, 2019. The starting salary for probationary merit deputies is $46,684.00.

All interested applicants need to RSVP no later than November 22, 2019 by contacting Chief Deputy David Roth at 574-583-2251 or contact by email droth@wcsheriff-in.us.

Tipton County Sheriff’s Office

The Tipton County Sheriff’s Office will be testing for the position of Deputy Sheriff on Saturday, December 7th, 2019. There will be no make-up day available. 

Benefits include:

  • Starting salary of $43,200
  • 30 mile residency from Tipton County Courthouse (101 E. Jefferson St.)
  • Longevity pay
  • Certification pay
  • Retirement Pension
  • Vacation, Holidays, and Personal time
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Take home patrol car
  • Health, Dental, Vision insurance

The physical agility and written testing will be conducted at Tri-Central High School (2115 W. 500 N. Sharpsville, IN. 46068).  Registration at 9:00am, testing will begin at 9:30am.

Lateral Applicants will not be required to complete the written testing or the I.L.E.A. Physical Agility test; however, they will have to complete a department designed physical agility test on the same date, December 7th, 2019 at 9:00am.

To be eligible for consideration as a lateral, the applicant must possess an Indiana Law Enforcement Academy Tier 1 Certification or any State/Federal Certification accepted through the I.L.E.A. Wavier Requirement.  Applicants must have not been terminated or forced to resign by their previous employer.

All applications must be submitted by 4:00pm. November 22, 2019.  Applications can be found online https://www.tiptongov.com/egov/documents/1515780710_53158.pdf or in person at the sheriff’s office.
Questions: Capt. Korey Henderson, Tipton County Sheriff’s Office at khenderson@tiptoncounty.in.gov.


Paoli Police Department

The Paoli Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of full-time Police Officer.  Applicants must be 21 years of age, a High School or GED graduate, possess a valid Indiana driver's license at the time of appointment, and be able to pass written, physical, and background tests.

Applications may be picked up at the Town Office located at 110 N. Gospel St. Paoli, Indiana 47454. Resumes can be sent to paolipolice@paoli.in.gov Applications will be accepted through December 1, 2019.

Seymour Police Department

The Seymour Police Department is seeking professional individuals who will support, protect, defend and obey the Constitutions and Laws of the United States of America, the State of Indiana, and the Regulations of the Seymour Police Department.  Applicants must be able to pass a physical agility test and written exam prior to being considered eligible for employment. The physical agility test will be conducted at 8:00AM on the morning of January 11, 2020 at Trinity Lutheran High School.

The written exam will be conducted after the physical agility test on January 11, 2020.  Additional information will be given to applications who receive a passing grade after the physical agility test. There will be no make-up day available.  Benefits include:

  • Starting salary of $52,043 (with 1% per year longevity)
  • Top salary of $63,951 (with 20-year longevity)
  • $2,000 annual uniform allowance
  • $1,000 health incentive if you pass annual physical agility test
  • $3,000 annual night shift incentive
  • Retirement pension through 1977 Police and Fire
  • Vacation, Holidays, and Personal time
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Take home patrol car
  • Short term and long term disability
  • Health, Dental, Vision insurance

Applications and additional information can be obtained from the Seymour Police Department or online at www.seymourpd.com.   Deadline to turn in applications is December 31, 2019.

Avon Police 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 December 7, 2019 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, December 6, 2019 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.

Cumberland Metropolitan Police Department

The Cumberland Metropolitan Police Department is now accepting applications for the position of full-time Patrol Officer. Applications can be picked up at the Cumberland Police Department Monday-Friday 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM or the preferred way of e-mailing Meagan Hartley at Meagan.Hartley@indy.gov .

Applicants must be between the ages of 21 and 35 years old, must be a high school graduate, must possess a valid driver’s license, and must be able to pass a Criminal background check. If an applicant is certified with the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy, they must be current and in good standing. The screening process may include all or some of the following: Physical Agility Test, Written Examination, Department Review Board, Background Investigation, Police Commission Review Board, Pension Physical, Pension Review Board and Psychological Evaluation.

The benefits of the Cumberland Metropolitan Police Department include a clothing allowance, 2 weeks vacation, 11-13 holidays, and 10 sick days per year. First year Patrolman base pay is $48,000.00. Lateral transfers base pay will be determined by experience and on an individual basis. The position also includes health, vision, and dental insurance. The position will also be part of the Police & Fire 77 Pension. If you have any questions, contact Commander Etherton at 317-894-3525.  Applications accepted through December 31, 2019.

Richmond Police Department

The Richmond Indiana Police Dept. is now conducting a hiring process. Potential applicants make take the employment test by contacting www.empco.net. The Richmond Police Dept. offers a starting salary $44,991 after probation, aggressive longevity pay scale, take home car, excellent equipment, generous vacation, college tuition assistance, uniform allowance and an opportunity to work for a progressive laws enforcement agency. The testing period will end on December 31, 2019. There are several opportunities to take the exam.

Preference given to ILEA Graduates and armed forces veterans.

For more information regarding a career in law enforcement with the Richmond Police Department call 765-983-7247 Monday thru Friday between the hours of 8am and 4pm or you can register online to take the required entrance exam at www.empco.net.

Mishawaka Police Department

The Mishawaka Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of full-time Police Officer.  Submit your application and you will be notified on the next testing date, time, and location when it is established.  Applicants must be at least 21 yoa, possess a high school diploma/GED, and a valid driver’s license.   The 2019 salary for a First Class Patrol Officer is $58,078.  In addition to the salary, the Mishawaka Police Department provides uniform and equipment allowances (after first year), take-home car program, shift differential pay, and overtime opportunities.  Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance plans are also 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 or jwilson@mishawaka.in.gov. Expires on December 31, 2019.