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 email or call Tim @ (317) 837-3271.

Huntingburg Police Department

The Huntingburg Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Probationary Police Officer. We are anticipating hiring two officers from this process. All applications must be received by the department no later than 5:00 pm on Friday, September 8, 2017. Following that date, applicants will be notified of the date and time of the agility and written test.

Starting salary for this position is $45,614.40. Please direct any questions to Assistant Chief Ronnie Bowman at asstchief@huntingburg-in.gov or by calling 812-683-3003 ext. 2.

Greentown Police Department

The Greentown Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Reserve Deputy Marshal. The Reserve unit is an unpaid volunteer program that assists the Police Department with patrol and special details. This position includes numerous responsibilities including patrol, crime investigations, community relations, and enforcement of town ordinances. Successful applicants must be self-motivated, be able to multi-task, detail oriented, and an effective communicator. Application deadline is August 31, 2017 at 12:00 P.M. 

All notifications related to this hiring process will be conducted via e-mail so applicants must maintain an active e-mail account.
For more information contact Marshal Jeffery Bennett via email at jbennett@greentownpolice.us or visit www.townofgreentown.com/police to obtain an application.

Spencer Police Department

The Spencer Police Department is now accepting applications for the position of Full-Time Patrol Officer.  The hiring process will begin on Saturday, September 9th, 2017 where a written aptitude test will be administered, followed by a physical agility test. Those with current Indiana academy credentials are not required to participate in the physical agility test.

All applicants who pass both the written and physical tests will then turn in their completed application for employment consideration. Late, incomplete, or illegible applications will not be considered.  Selected applicants will be placed in hiring pool for this opening as well as future openings for 2017 and 2018. Any applicants unable to pick up an application, or have difficulties downloading, may contact Officer Marty Workman at marty.workman@spencer.in.gov to request an application by email.

Click here to register for testing (slots are limited) All registrations must be submitted before Midnight, September 8th, 2017.

East Chicago Police Department

The East Chicago Department is now accepting applications.
Requirements:

  • U.S. Citizen
  • Must be 21- 35 years of age (Cannot be 36 at time of hire)
  • High School graduate or GED equivalent
  • Valid Drivers License
  • Not have been convicted of a felony
  • Must reside within Lake County or a contiguous county within six months of appointment.

Benfits:

  • Probationary Police Salary - $41,449.99
  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Holiday Pay
  • Residency Bonus
  • Continuous training in the field of Police Work

Address: 2301 E. Columbus Dr., East Chicago, IN 46312.  Phone: 219-391-8400.
All applications must be submitted by Friday, September 8th, 2017.

Town of Sheridan Police Department

The Town of Sheridan is currently accepting applications for Full Time Police Officer. Applicants must be 21y/o, Possess a high school diploma/GED, and a valid Drivers license. Lateral Transfers will be considered. Pick up an Application at 506 S. Main Street, Sheridan IN 46069, or email aspencer@sheridanpd.org to have an application emailed to you. Application deadline is September 29, 2017.

Bloomington Police Department

The Bloomington Police Department is now accepting applications for the position of Probationary Police Officer. All applications must be received by 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 25th, 2017. Late, incomplete or applications with illegible e-mail addresses will not be considered. All notifications related to this hiring process will be conducted via e-mail so applicants must maintain an active e-mail account. Applications should be submitted to: Bloomington Police Department, Attn: Captain Steve Kellams, 220 E. Third Street, Bloomington, IN  47401.

All testing and approvals must be completed by February 1st, 2018 with anticipated hiring date of February 12th, 2018. Applications, requirements for consideration, testing procedures, and current salary and benefit information may be found under the “Police Employment” tab at:  www.bloomington.in.gov/police. Other inquiries should be directed to: recruits@bloomington.in.gov

Madison County Sheriff’s Department

The Madison County Sheriff’s Department is accepting applications for Deputy Sheriff.  There are no openings at this time, however this process will create a hiring list which will be valid until December 31, 2018.
An online application may be completed which can be accessed HERE.

You must have an active email account, or access to one, to be considered.  If you have an issue with this requirement contact Kim or Amber at 765-646-9290 (press 1 when prompted).  Application deadline is October 1, 2017.

West Lafayette Police Department

West Lafayette Police Department is currently accepting applications for full-time Police Officer employment. WLPD will host both a written and physical test on Saturday, October 21, 2017 in order to fill positions occurring in early 2018. Please visit the City of West Lafayette Employment Opportunities page to download an application.

The deadline for applications is Wednesday, October 18th at 4pm. Once your completed application is accepted, you will receive further testing instructions to your active, valid email account. Your ability to respond to emails is imperative.  If you have questions please contact Sgt. Stason Wiete at swiete@wl.in.gov or Sgt. Mike Brewer at mbrewer@wl.in.gov.

Rushville Police Department

The Rushville Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and no older than 36 years of age at the time of appointment.  Applicants 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. Application packets may be picked up at the Rushville Police Department, 270 W. 15th Street, or the packet may be downloaded here.

Deadline for application submission is 4:00pm on September 15, 2017.  Any questions about the Hiring Process should be directed to Chief Craig Tucker at ctucker@cityofrushville.in.gov or to Assistant Chief Todd Click at tclick@cityofrushville.in.gov .

North Vernon Police Department

The North Vernon Police Department is accepting applications for the position of full-time Police Officer. Application information may be found online at www.nvpd.org, by phone at 812-346-1466, or in person at 101 N. Madison Ave. North Vernon, IN. All applications must be received, at the department, by 4:00 PM on September 15th, 2017.
 
The North Vernon Police Department offers salary credit for up to 10 years of service for lateral transfers. Relocation incentives are available for eligible employees.  Please direct all questions to Chief James Webster at jwebster@nvpd.org or the hiring process coordinator, Sgt. Craig Kipper at ckipper@nvpd.org

Ingalls Police Department

The Ingalls Police Department is taking applications for Reserve Police Officers. Qualified candidates will have the following qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED and the ability to pass a full investigative background check (drug screen) and personal interview.
  • Passed or be able to pass the state mandated pre-basic course.
  • Ability to work one day a week for six months for Officer Field training.
  • Ability to work 24 hrs (2 x 12 hrs shifts) a month after being released to the road, plus 24 hrs of state mandated continuing education a year.
  • Attend all department meetings as well  as be able to appear for court hearings if required.
  • A willingness to learn and a desire to serve the citizens of The Town of Ingalls to the best of your ability.

Applications can be picked up @ Ingalls Town Hall, 227 N. Swain St., Ingalls, In. 46048.  Application deadline is August 31, 2017.

North Manchester Police Department

The North Manchester Police Department will be accepting resumes for a full time Police Officer until August 30, 2017. Applicants must be 21 years of age and complete the physical standards for the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy and a written test, unless the applicant has already completed ILEA and are still qualified as a police officer in Indiana.

Resumes can be mailed or dropped off at: North Manchester Police Department. 709 W. Main St. North Manchester, IN 46962. Any questions please contact Chief Jim Kirk, 260-982-8555.

Cannelton Police Department

The Cannelton Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Probationary Patrolman.  Applications are available online at www.canneltonpolice.com, Cannelton City Hall and Cannelton Police Department.  Applications will NOT be mailed out, however one can be emailed to you for completion.  Please print it off and return in person or by mail.  Applications are due/postmarked by September 1, 2017.

Garrett Police Department

The Garrett Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Full-Time Police Officer. All applicants must pass a written, physical, psychological and medical exam. All applicants should have excellent communication and sound decision making skills, along with a solid work history. Lateral transfer applications will also be accepted.

Applications may be picked up at the Garrett Police Department, downloaded Here or located on the Garrett Police Department Facebook page. The Garrett Police Department is located at 200 North Cowen Street in Garrett, Indiana 46738.  Applications must be received by September 8, 2017.

Huntington University Police Department

The Huntington University Police Department is seeking "Part Time" Officers to patrol the Huntington University Campus. Hours range from 1900 to 0500 and are broken up into two 5 hour shifts. Applicants must be a graduate of the ILEA and must be a certified police officer with up to date mandated training. If interested please contact Chief Justin Faw at jfaw@huntington.edu. Application deadline is September 8, 2017.

Lafayette Police Department

The Lafayette Police Department (LPD) is currently accepting applications for full-time Police Officer employment. The LPD will host both a written and physical test on Saturday, October 21, 2017 in order to fill positions occurring in early 2018. Please visit http://lafayettepolice.us/1097/Career-Opportunities to learn more about the LPD, the hiring process and access the employment application.

The LPD currently has a sworn staff of 142 officers, who are supported by 45 civilian personnel. 1st class officers earn an annual salary of $60,000 and, as a larger department, the LPD offers numerous career development opportunities/training, specialty positions and promotional opportunities.

The LPD does have a “Lateral Entry” program and gladly accepts applications from experienced police officers. Visit http://lafayettepolice.us/208/Police-Officer-Lateral-Entry-Program for more information.

The deadline for applications to attend testing on Oct. 21st will be Thursday, October 19th, 2017. Once your completed application is activated you will receive further testing instructions to your active, valid email account. Your ability to respond to emails is imperative.

If you have questions please contact Lt. McCoy at asmccoy@lafayette.in.gov or Ms. Natalie Altman at ncaltman@lafayette.in.gov.

Greenfield Police Department

The Greenfield Police Department is now accepting applications for a full-time Patrolman position, until September 1, 2017 at 4pm. Applications are available at for pick up in the Greenfield Police Department lobby located at 116 South State Street Greenfield, IN 46140 from (8a-4p) Monday-Friday. Online applications can be printed from the City of Greenfield website.

Please carefully read the instructions, details and requirements for this position. If you have further questions, please contact Deputy Chief Matt Holland at 317-477-4410 ext 1202 or by email mholland@greenfieldin.org .

Clarksville Police Department

The Clarksville Police Department is accepting applications for the positions of Police Officer & Reserve Police Officers. Applicants can pick up an application at the Clarksville Police Department located at: 1970 Broadway Street, Clarksville, Indiana 47129 Monday through Friday between 8:00am and 4:00pm. No resumes will be accepted without a completed application. Lateral transfers will be considered. Deadline to return completed applications: August 31, 2017.

Mishawaka Police Department

The Mishawaka Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of full-time Police Officer. Applicants must be at least 21 y/o, possess a high school diploma/GED, and a valid driver’s license. The written and agility tests will be administered on September 23, 2017. The deadline for application is September 4, 2017. The current salary for a First Class Patrol Officer is $55,670. Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance plans are 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, jwilson@mishawaka.in.gov OR Human Resources at (574) 258-1615.

Shirley Police Department

The Shirley Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Reserve Police Officer. The Reserve Division is a group of unpaid volunteers empowered to assist full-time Officers with upholding the law and preserving peace. Road Qualified Reserves perform patrol duties similar to full-time Officers in addition to special details such as charity events, festivals, and other assignments. Reserves are expected to work a minimum of 24 hours each month, mostly supplementing the Patrol Division, in addition to regular training.

To obtain an application go to: www.shirleypd.org and click on the link at the top of the page. You can email your completed application to shirleypd@shirleypd.org. If you have any questions you may contact Chief Brian C. Pryor at the same email address. Application process is open until August 31, 2017, with interviews and Reserve Academy to follow immediately.

Pike Township Schools

The Metropolitan School District of Pike Township is currently accepting applications for a part time Police Officer. This position will be scheduled for 32 hours/week. Please apply online at www.pike.k12.in.us if you have any question please email Assistant Chief of Police Chris Newkirk at cdnewkirk@pike.k12.in.us. Education/Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); Must be an Indiana Law Enforcement Academy Graduate. Expiration date: August 31th 2017.

Plainfield Police Department

The Plainfield Police Department is now accepting applications for several Probationary Patrol Officers and Lateral Transfers. All applicants must be at least twenty-one years of age, have a High School Diploma or GED equivalent and have a valid Indiana driver’s license. Applications will be accepted through September 1, 2017. Please apply through the Town of Plainfield’s website: www.townofplainfield.com. Any questions about the hiring process or lateral transfers, please contact Captain Jill Lees 317-838-3565 ext. 214.

Rockport Police Department

The Rockport Police Department is currently taking applications for a Full-Time Police Officer to create a potential hiring pool for this year. Applicant must be a US citizen and a resident of the state of Indiana at date of hire.  Applicants must have a valid Indiana driver’s license, be at least 21 years of age when appointed, and must be a high school graduate or equivalent. You can pick up an application at the Rockport Police Department or print an application online at www.RockportPolice.org and email to kmaldonado@rockportpolice.org. Probationary officer pay starts out at $1,273.45 bi-weekly. Application deadline is December 31st 2017.
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The Rockport Police Department is also taking applications for Reserve Police Officer. Applicant must be a US citizen and a resident of the state of Indiana. Applicant must have a valid Indiana driver’s license, be at least 21 years of age when appointed, and must be a high school graduate or equivalent. You can pick up an application at the Rockport Police Department or print an application online at www.RockportPolice.org and email to kmaldonado@rockportpolice.org. Application deadline is December 31st 2017.

South Bend Police Department

The South Bend Police Department is currently taking applications for Patrol Officers.  Starting pay for a SBPD Recruit is $46,229.00.  Once the recruit completes ILEA he/she will then be sworn in as a Patrolman 2nd Class and the pay will be $51,000.00.  After one year of service at a patrolman 2nd class  the officer will promoted to a Patrolman 1st class and the pay will be $56,861.00. In addition to the base pay the SBPD offers shift incentives ( afternoons $2,500.00 and midnights $3,500.00 a year), education/ military incentive, uniform allowance, take home cars and longevity pay. 

For more information please contact the SBPD Training Division at sbpdtraining@southbendin.gov or 574-235-9224.  Expires on Dec. 31, 2017.