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 - email@example.com or call Tim @ (317) 837-3271.
- Hiring: Michigan City Police Department
- Hiring: Decatur Police Department
- Hiring: Sheridan Police Department
- Hiring: Mooresville Metropolitan Police Department
- Hiring: Greencastle Police Department
- Hiring: Clay County Sheriff’s Office
- Hiring: Ferdinand Police Department
- Hiring: Culver Police Department
- Hiring: Porter County Sheriff’s Office
- Hiring: Floyd County Sheriff’s Department
- Hiring: Zionsville Police Department
- Hiring: Shirley Police Department
- Hiring: Lake County Sheriff’s Department
- Hiring: Paoli Police Department
- Hiring: Terre Haute Police Department
- Hiring: Hendricks County Sheriff’s Office
- Hiring: LaGrange Police Department
- Hiring: South Bend Police Department
- Hiring: Huntington Police Department
- Hiring: Shelbyville Police Department
- Hiring: Muncie Police Department
- Hiring: Decatur County Community Schools
- Hiring: McCordsville Police Department
- Hiring: ISP Capitol Police Section
- Hiring: Boonville Police Department
- Hiring: Kokomo Police Department
- Hiring: Michigan City Police Department
The Michigan City Police Department is currently accepting applications for full-time Police Officers. A written and physical agility test will be held at the police department, located at 1201 E. Michigan Blvd., on Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 9:00 A.M. Doors will open at 7:45 A.M. Applications may be picked up at the Michigan City Police Department or downloaded from our website by visiting the following link: www.michigancitypolice.com.
The deadline to turn in applications for the March 28, 2020 testing date will be Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 4:00 P.M.(CST). Applications can be dropped off or mailed to: Attn: Michigan City Police Civil Service Commission, 1201 East Michigan Boulevard, Michigan City, IN 46360.
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 or misdemeanor battery convictions. Applicants shall be subject to written and physical ability testing along with a thorough background check to include personal character.
Starting base pay for Probationary Officers is $43,343.89. After completing one year of service, an officer becomes a First-Class Patrolman and the base pay increases to $46,753.19. Benefits include longevity pay, specialty pay, healthcare program including dental and vision, take home car program, retirement plan, paid vacations, personal days and much more! The Michigan City Police Department is a very diverse department with many opportunities for placement into special divisions and specialties to increase your base salary which include the following:
|Special Divisions (Up to 4% Pay Increase)||Specialties (2% Pay Increase)|
|3-Patrol Shifts (8 Hour Shifts)||18 Member Swat Team|
|Traffic Division||11 Certified Instructors|
|Special Operation Group||8 Member Scuba Team|
|Community Oriented Policing||12 Field Training Officers|
|Detective Division||Other Benefits:|
|Narcotics Investigators||Physical Fitness Bonus- $650 per year|
|Warrants Team (FAST)||Clothing Allowance- $1,100 per year|
|School Liaison Officers||Education Incentives 1%-2% Pay Increase|
|Public Relations||Deferred Compensation Match- $500 per year|
|Training Division||$50,000 City Provided Life Insurance Policy|
|Beach Patrol (4x4’s)||Short Term Disability Coverage|
Any questions can be directed to Sergeant Cisco Rodriguez at 219-874-3221 Ext. 1062 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Decatur Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.
All applicants must have a high school diploma or GED, and be of good reputation and character. Applicants must be 21 years of age by the close of the application date, but less than 36 years of age and possess and maintain a valid Indiana driver’s license and show a responsible past work history.
Applicants must have never been convicted of a felony or a domestic violence offense and must pass a thorough background investigation, a written test and physical agility test of the minimum standards for entrance to the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy, an oral interview, a home interview, and a polygraph examination.
The hiring is contingent on that person successfully completing the physical and psychological testing for acceptance to the Public Employee Retirement Fund (PERF).
Applications may be picked up at the police department, located at 112 S. 7th Street, beginning now during normal business hours of 8:00am-4:00pm Monday thru Friday. Applications can also be downloaded from the departments website www.decaturinpolice.com. All applications must be turned in to the department no later than 4:00pm on March 6, 2020.
The Sheridan Police Department is taking applications for an Eligibility List for 2020 for the position of Merit Police Officer.
To be considered for a position as a Merit Police Patrol Officer at the Sheridan Police Department, you must meet several requirements:
- You must be a resident of Indiana. Able to meet the Town of Sheridan’s residency requirements.
- You must have a valid Indiana driver's license.
- (If applicable) Must possess an Honorable Discharge from the United State Military.
- No Felonies
To obtain a copy of application go to Sheridanpd.org Completed applications must be returned no later than 4:00 pm on Friday, April 17, 2020 to email@example.com.
The Mooresville Metropolitan Police Department is now accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Applications can be picked up at the Mooresville Police Department Monday-Friday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM or the preferred way of e-mailing Amanda Carnell at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be accepted from Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 8:00 AM until Friday, March 13, 2020 at 4:00 PM.
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 Mooresville Metropolitan Police Department include a clothing allowance, 2 weeks vacation, 16-18 holidays, 3 personal days, and 10 sick days per year. The position also includes health, vision, prescription and dental insurance. The position will also be part of the Police & Fire 77 Pension. If you have any questions, contact Chief Julian at 317-831-3434.
The Greencastle Police Department will be accepting applications for the position of Full Time Police Officer. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and possess a high school diploma or equivalent. Applications and job descriptions can be picked up at Greencastle City Hall, 1 North Locust St., Greencastle, IN 46135.
Applications can also be downloaded from www.cityofgreencastle.com under the Police Department. Applications must be turned in to City Hall no later than 4:00 pm on Friday, March 6, 2020.
Please contact Asst. Chief Brian Hopkins or Chief Tom Sutherlin at 765-653-2925 with any questions.
The Clay County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for the position of Reserve Deputy Sheriff.
The Reserve division is a group of unpaid volunteers empowered to assist Full-Time Sheriff's Office staff with upholding the law and preserving peace. Road qualified Reserves perform patrol duties similar to Merit Deputies in addition to special details such as court services, charity events, festivals, inmate security and other assignments. Reserves are expected to work a minimum of 16 hours each month, mostly supplementing the patrol division, in addition to regular training.
All candidates must meet these requirements:
- Must be a U.S. Citizen.
- Must live in Clay County, or in one of the surrounding counties.
- At least 21 years old of age at time of hire.
- Have a High School Diploma, or its equivalency.
- Valid driver's license.
- No Felony convictions.
- Must meet ILEA entrance physical standards at time of hire:
~Vertical Jump -- 13.5" inches
~One (1) minute Sit-Up's -- 24
~300 Meter Run -- 82 Seconds
~Maximum Push-Up's -- 21
~1.5 Mile Run -- 18:56 Minutes
For additional information and applications, contact the President of the Reserves Division, Reserve Deputy Grant Daley at email@example.com.
Deadline for applications is Friday, March 27, 2020 at 4:00 PM.
Ferdinand Police Department is taking applications for Reserve Police Officer. Minimum age of 21, valid Indiana Driver's license, high school graduate or equivalent. Must be able to pass a background check, psychological test, and physical test. Physical test requirements can be found at www.in.gov/ilea/
Applications available HERE. Applications must be printed and submitted to the Ferdinand Town Office, 2065 Main Street P.O.Box 7 Ferdinand, IN. 47532. Questions: please contact Lt. Robert Randle at 812-631-9123. Applications are due by March 6, 2020.
The Culver Police Department is accepting applications for the position of a full time Deputy Marshal for the Town of Culver. Applications may be picked up at the Culver Town Hall located at 200 E. Washington St. Culver, Indiana, between the hours of 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM Monday through Friday.
Applicants must be at least 21 years of age or older with no felony convictions, and have a high school diploma or equivalent. Indiana Law Enforcement Academy certified applicants also accepted. Salary range will be from $43,680.00 to $50,122.00 annually, plus a competitive benefit package.
Applications will be accepted until 4:00 PM on Friday, March 13, 2020. Mailed applications must be postmarked on or before Friday March 13, 2020.
Printable applications are available online at: www.townofculver.org/employment
The Porter County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for Probationary Patrol Officer. Pre-Employment Applications may be picked up at the Porter County Sheriff’s Office Monday through Friday between 8:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M. and are also available on the Sheriff’s Office website: www.portercountysheriff.com.
Pre-Employment Applications must be returned in person or by mail to the Sheriff’s Office by 4:00 PM on Friday, April 17, 2020. (A complete application packet will be issued to those that successfully complete this first phase).
Questions can be directed to Cpl. Benjamin McFalls at 477-3102 or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Floyd County Sheriff’s Department is accepting applications for Communications Officer/911 Dispatcher.
2020 COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER HIRING PROCESS
*** Please, thoroughly read all instructions carefully ***
Information regarding details of the position, general requirements, how to submit an online application and the selection process, can be found by visiting https://fcsdin.com/careers/
In addition to meeting the criteria under GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL POSITIONS, applicants must possess basic computer knowledge and keyboarding skills of at least 40 WPM.
The Floyd County 911 Communications Center is staffed 24 hours, 7 days a week and is responsible for answering all emergency 911 calls as well as non-emergency administrative calls within Floyd County. The center dispatches for the Floyd County Police Department, the Georgetown Police Department, the Greenville Police Department, all Floyd County Fire Departments and EMS.
Online applications must be submitted by March 1, 2020. Questions: Mercades Bierman at email@example.com
Job Opportunity: Chief of Police
A search is underway to attract a highly qualified candidate to lead the Zionsville Police Department (ZPD). Appointed by the Mayor, the Chief of Police is responsible for ZPD’s relationship with the entire community and the overall leadership, culture, performance, and efficiency of the department. This is an opportunity for a strong and collaborative police executive who will focus on innovation and equity to improve how police services are provided to the community.
Zionsville seeks a leader who is diplomatic and approachable, professional and treats everyone with dignity and respect. It is paramount that the Chief can build trusting relationships, both internally and with the community.
The Shirley Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Reserve Police officer. To apply, download the application from www.shirleypd.org. Please provide all the information required in the application packet.
All applications must be submitted by Mail or email by March 8, 2020 at midnight. Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org and in the subject line Att: Chief Pryor. The application can be delivered in person or mailed to the Shirley Police Department at 409 Main St. Shirley, In 47384
The Lake County Sheriff’s Department is currently seeking candidates for the position of Police Officer. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age; High School Graduate or GED; be a United States citizen; have a valid Driver’s License and have no felony convictions.
- Probationary Officer Salary at $53,489
- Later advancement pay (based off college or your time with our PD)
- Take home vehicle program
- Annual uniform allowance of $1,300
- Longevity pay
- Shift differential pay
- Insurance after 90 days (medical, dental & Vision)
- Private Pension – 20yrs with options
- Vacations – 1 week after 6 months, increased based off years of service
- Maternity/Paternity leave
- 12 paid holidays
- Specialty pay
Applications can be picked up at the Lake County Sheriff Department, 2293 N Main St, Crown Point, IN 46307 (Door J2) or by visiting the “Employment” section of our website, www.lakecountysheriff.com. Applications will be accepted through March 6, 2020 at 4:00pm. For further information or questions, please contact Dep Commander Brian Marsh or Lt. Glenn Lang by email at email@example.com
The Paoli Police Department is accepting applications for 3 full-time Police Officers. Included in the 3 open positions will be an opportunity for the department’s Detective position. (Certified or lateral police officer applicants are encouraged to apply).
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 thephysical testing, background investigation, and oral interviews. Selected applicant must be able to graduate from the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy. Failure to complete any or part of the process will disqualify you.
The Paoli Police Department offers:
- Medical Insurance paid for by the Town of Paoli with Dental and Vision Insurance available.
- Paid Vacation, Holiday and PTO time provided.
- Take home vehicle, Department cell phone and 10-hour shift schedule.
Lateral transfers would be based upon years of service in our pay schedule. Applications can be picked up at the Paoli Town Office at 110 N Gospel St. Paoli IN, 47454 or at the Paoli Police Department at 1579 W Willow Creek Rd. Paoli IN, 47454.
The Terre Haute Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of full-time sworn Police Officer. Applicants must be between the ages of 21-35; possess a high school diploma or equivalent; be a United States citizen; meet the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy physical fitness standards; and have no felony convictions.
• Probationary Officer Salary at $44,306
• 1st Class Officer Salary at $49,836
• Take home vehicle program
• Annual uniform allowance of $1,600
• Maximum longevity $12,234.60 ($611.73 annually)
• Shift differential pay
• Free medical insurance upon retirement
• INPRS 1977 Pension
Applications must be completed online and will be accepted through April 10, 2020.
Interested persons should apply at https://forms.gle/NJSorGQubFTivc7Q7 .
For further information or questions, please contact Captain Aaron Loudermilk at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 812-244-2644.
The Hendricks County Sheriff’s Office is currently testing for Jail Deputy openings. Hendricks County Government offers a wide array of benefits for all full-time employees including:
- 12 Hour Shifts
- Alternating Weekends Off Shift
- Medical/Vision/Dental Benefits
- Retirement Benefits
- Paid Time Off (PTO)
- Paid Holidays
- Initial Pay Rate $19.28
- Pay Rate after 90 days $21.42
The application process for this position has changed as of August 1, 2017. The Hendricks County Sheriff’s Office has implemented a new application/testing process utilizing the Sheriffs’ Association Testing Program through EMPCO incorporated. Test locations, dates and times are available throughout the region/state. To schedule a test date for this position, go to the website: https://www.empco.net/ind and follow the instructions. There is a fee to take the examination, but the results of this test may be accepted by ALL participating Sheriff’s Offices in Indiana. You must complete a profile and schedule and pass the examination before March 13, 2020 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.
The LaGrange Police Department is accepting applications for a full-time Police Officer. (Certified or lateral police officer applicants are encouraged to apply and preferred) 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 to 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. Lateral transfers would be based upon years of service in our pay schedule.
Applications may be picked up from 8:00am to 4:30pm until February 24, 2020 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 www.lagrangein.org. Applications must be turned in no later than 4:30pm on February 24, 2020.
Testing for this process will be on February 29, 2020 starting at 8:00am, written test will be first, Physical testing will be second, and interviews will be third. We will pick the candidate that day with a conditional offer with a start date, pending back-ground checks.
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 – this closes April 15, 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 – this closes May 1, 2020.
For additional questions contact Human Resources at 574-235-9283.
The City of Huntington is accepting resumes for the position of Police Officer. Resumes must be submitted by February 28, 2020 to Director of Operations, Annette Carroll at 300 Cherry St., Huntington, IN 46750 or e-mailed to email@example.com.
- Starting pay of $50,000 Shift Pay
- Clothing Allowance
- Take home car program
- PERF retirement
- 457 Match along with other competitive benefits!
The physical and written test will take place on March 15, 2020. Selected applicants will receive further information in the mail.
Please direct any questions to Captain Chris McCutcheon at firstname.lastname@example.org or 260-356-1400 X2013.
The Shelbyville Police Department is currently accepting applications for both certified and entry level Police Officers. We currently have one immediate opening for the position of sworn Police Officer. The current hiring process will be conducted starting in March of 2020. Those not immediately extended a conditional offer of employment will be placed on a list to fill future openings. We have several officers eligible to retire.
- $48,915.36 per year
- Take Home Car
- Equipment and Uniforms Provided
- P.E.R.F. Public Safety Pension Plan
- Health/Dental and Vision Insurance
- Paid holidays, personal days, vacation days and benefits
- 15 year pay matrix
Applications must be received by 11:59 pm on February 29, 2020. Any late applications will not be accepted.
The Muncie Police Department is currently accepting applications to fill Upcoming Vacancies on the department. Applications will also continue to be 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.
CLICK HERE for application.
- Probationary Salary Starts at $42,310.43
- Lateral Transfers start out at $48,080.03 after 1st year Probation
- 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
The Decatur County Community School system is currently accepting applications for a School Resource Officer. This person will work with and assist the present SRO in all aspects of school safety. Must be or have been a full ILEA certified law enforcement officer.
Please send resume to: Charlie McCoy, Director of Safety, Decatur County Community Schools, 2020 North Montgomery Road, Greensburg, IN 47240. For more information contact Director McCoy at 812-663-4595, Fax: 812-663-4168, or Email: email@example.com. Application deadline is February 28, 2020.
The McCordsville Police Department is now accepting pre-applications for the position of Police Officer and School Resource Officer. Pre-Applications can be sent directly to Major Jim Bell at firstname.lastname@example.org or they can be dropped off at the McCordsville Police Department M-F 8am to 4pm. Pre-Applications can be completed HERE. Pre-applications must be received no later than Friday, February 28, 2020 at 3pm.
- Must be at least 21 years of age at the time of hire.
- Competitive benefit package that includes health, dental, vision and life paid by the Town of McCordsville.
- Vacation, Personal, and Sick leave.
- 12-hour shifts.
- Take home car.
- Current starting salary is $43,000.00.
The Indiana State Police Capitol Police Section is now accepting applications. Individuals who are interested in beginning a rewarding career as a Capitol Police Officer may apply online at http://www.in.gov/isp/2367.htm. This website will provide a detailed synopsis of the application process as well as information on additional career opportunities with the Indiana State Police Department.
Applications must be received via online submission by 11:59 pm (EDT) on Sunday, February 23, 2020. Applications received after the deadline will not be accepted.
Basic Eligibility Requirements and consideration factors for a Capitol Police Officer:
- Must be a United States citizen.
- Must be at least 21 years of age when appointed as a police employee. (Appointment date is August 21, 2020)
- Must meet a minimum vision standard (corrected or uncorrected) of 20/50 acuity in each eye and 20/50 distant binocular acuity in both eyes.
- Must possess a valid driver's license to operate an automobile.
- Must be a high school graduate as evidenced by a diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED).
The academy begins on May 11, 2020. The starting salary for a Capitol Police Section Probationary Officer is $44,497.00 a year.
Please contact Sgt. Roosevelt Williams with any questions at email@example.com or 317-296-0771
The Boonville Police Department will be accepting applications for Police Officer until February 28, 2020. Applications can be picked up at the department or can be printed off from our website at www.boonvillepolice.com. Certified officers may be eligible for a sign on bonus.
- Must be a US Citizen
- Age requirement of 21 years of age
- Must have a valid driver's license
- High school diploma or equivalent
- Must pass back check
- Medical, vision and dental insurance
- Clothing allowance
- Sick time
Any questions can be answered at 812-897-6550.
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.
• 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.
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.