Law Enforcement Job Opportunities
To submit a job posting send a brief description of the position (see examples below) including expiration date, to James Miner.
Important: Please be sure to include an ending date for the listing, otherwise it will automatically be removed one month after posting. If you have any questions about getting a job posted, email - email@example.com or call Jim @ (317) 837-3284.
- Hiring: Danville Metropolitan Police Department
- Hiring: Metropolitan School District of Warren Township
- Hiring: Indiana Law Enforcement Academy
- Hiring: Indiana Criminal Justice Institute
- Hiring: New Whiteland Police Department
- Hiring: Avon School Police Department
- Hiring: Greenwood Police Department
- Hiring: Sheridan Police Department
- Hiring: Dunkirk Police Department
- Hiring: Mishawaka Police Department
- Hiring: Lafayette Police Department
- Hiring: Marian University Police Department
- Hiring: Tipton Police Department
- Hiring: West Lafayette Police Department
- Hiring: Peru Police Department
- Hiring: Michigan City Police Department
- Hiring: Porter County Sheriff’s Office
- Hiring: Zionsville Police Department
- Hiring: Terre Haute Police Department
- Hiring: LaGrange Police Department
- Hiring: South Bend Police Department
- Hiring: Kokomo Police Department
- Hiring: Michigan City Police Department
The Danville Metropolitan Police Department is now accepting pre-applications for full-time Police Officers for the Town of Danville. The Pre-Application form and Release and Hold Harmless Agreement must be submitted by either email, mail, or in-person at the Town’s Utility Payment Drop Box in front of the Town Hall (Due to COVID-19 our Administrative Office and the Town Hall are currently closed).
Applicants shall be at least 21 years of age, and not have reached age 36 by date of hire unless already enrolled in the PERF 77 retirement program. Applicants with 20 years of credible military service have the maximum age waived to 40 years and 6 months, shall possess an Indiana Driver’s License or have the ability to obtain one if a conditional offer of employment is extended, be a high school graduate or equivalent and if offered a position, candidate must obtain residence within a contiguous county to Hendricks County, Indiana within 180 days.
• Patrolman salary $55,579.77 per year
• Yearly uniform & equipment allowance
• Take-home car program
• On-Duty Fitness Program
• Medical, dental and vision insurance plans
• Overtime opportunities
• INPRS 1977 Pension
• Monthly cell phone stipend
• Paid vacation, holiday, sick and personal time
• Town Wellness Program (Including Employee Health Clinic)
• Employee Assistance Program
Completed applications are to be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, mailed or dropped off to Danville Metropolitan Police Department, 49 N Wayne St, Danville, Indiana 46122 (Please drop in the Town’s Utility Payment Drop Box in front of the Town Hall). After submitting your pre-application, you will be notified regarding information for the next testing date, time and location.
To download an application, go to:
For further questions, please contact Colonel Brent Allison by email email@example.com
The Metropolitan School District of Warren Township is now accepting applications for the position of full-time School Resource Officer. The Warren Township School Police Department is responsible for providing safety and security for the students and staff of the MSD of Warren Township community. Preferred applicants must be ILEA certified with a minimum of 2-years’ experience as a Sworn Police Officer.
Minimum applicant qualifications:
• High school graduate or GED equivalent
• Possess a valid driver’s license
• Pass a criminal background check
• Able to meet ILEA physical standards
If you are interested in joining the MSD of Warren Township School Police Department, please send your resume to Lt. Dynesha Harris at firstname.lastname@example.org and apply for the job at: https://warren.applicantportal.com/applicant/login.php
The Indiana Law Enforcement Academy is now seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Communications Operator.
As the Communications Operator for the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA), you will be responsible for the operation of a multi-line telecommunication system and intercom system. You will also function in a clerical support role as the agency Receptionist, greeting visitors and assisting other departments on an "as needed" basis.
Learn more and apply online at https://workforindiana.in.gov/…/Plainfield-Commu…/639265300/
The New Whiteland Police Department is accepting applications for a full-time deputy marshal. The office is open from 7-12 and 1 – 4 Monday thru Friday. The application is also available to download on our website www.newwhiteland.in.gov. The deadline for pick up will be 4 p.m., March 31, 2020. Applications are due back no later than April 10, 2020 by 4 p.m.
A written exam, physical agility assessment and an interview will be a portion of the hiring process to qualified applicants. Applicant must be 21 years of age, United States Citizen, hold a valid Indiana Driver’s License, High School diploma, be drug free and have no Felony or Class A Misdemeanor convictions. ILEA certified candidates preferred, but not required.
Applications are located at the New Whiteland Police Department, 540 Tracy Road, Suite B, New Whiteland, Indiana, 46184. Office telephone: 317-535-5858.
The Avon School Police Department is hiring for the position of School Resource Officer.
A. Qualifications: Must be twenty-one years of age and possess valid Indiana driver’s license with the ability to be insured by ACSC, must have good health and be able to pass a physical fitness assessment (ILEA entrance standards) if you don’t currently have ILEA Tier I certification, must be able to pass comprehensive background check, must be willing and able to carry firearms, must have corrected hearing and vision to normal range.
B. Education: High school diploma required. Any related advanced training also considered.
Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities: Have skills and knowledge in school operations and school safety concepts, provide guidance to administrators, and adapt to change as needed, enjoy working with students, professional in appearance and conduct, good communicator (written and verbal), effective public speaker, ability to work in a team environment and independently.
Experience: Experience working within a K-12 school environment preferred.
C. Certification: Indiana Law Enforcement Academy Tier I certification preferred but not required.
• $52,000 - $56,000 starting salary
• 211 Day Contract (Off for School Breaks)
• Monday through Friday; 7am – 3pm, 8am – 4pm
• Event Pay
• Take-Home Vehicle
• Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance
• Public Employees Retirement Fund (Rule of 85 Civilian PERF, not 1977 Fund)
• Technology Stipend
• Robust Specialized Training Plan
The Department will maintain a sufficient uniform and equipment budget to take care of all needs.
For additional questions, email Chief Chase Lyday at email@example.com or call (317) 544-6005.
Apply online at: https://www.applitrack.com/avonschools/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=Safety+%26+Security
The Greenwood Police Department is now accepting Preliminary Applications for the position of Police Officer. All applicants will be required to pass the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA). The City of Greenwood is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, marital status, age, veteran status, or disability in employment.
High School Diploma or GED and certification (or qualified to complete certification) by the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy. Bachelors in Criminal Justice is preferred.
Pre-Application is due by April 9, 2020
More information visit www.greenwood.in.gov/POLICE
The Sheridan Police Department is accepting applications for the position of full-time Police Officer. Lateral applicants are also encouraged to apply. Applicants must be at least 21 years old at the time of being sworn-in, possess a High School Diploma, or equivalent, valid driver’s license, able to legally carry a firearm and US Citizenship. You must be a resident of Indiana, able to meet the Town of Sheridan’s residency requirements. The yearly salary for a Police Officer is up to $40,500 depending on qualifications, experience, training and certifications.
• Take-home car program
• Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
• Paid Vacation
• Fitness Incentive program
Application are due April 17, 2020
Application can be picked up at the Sheridan Police Department 506 S. Main St Sheridan, IN 46069
Or Email Bshock@sheridan.in.gov
Questions: Chief Bob Shock at 317-758-2500 or Bshock@sheridan.in.gov
The City of 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 Driver's License, able to legally carry a firearm, not have 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.
2020 rate of pay is $34, 029.00 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.
Applications may be obtained by visiting the City of Dunkirk Police Department at 130 South Main Street Dunkirk or at CityOfDunkirkln.Com where a downloadable Application Packet it available.
Application Deadline is May 4, 2020.
The City of Dunkirk Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Queations: Chief Dane A. Mumbower at 765-768-6061 or Dunkirk_PoliceDept_1@Comcast.Net
The Mishawaka Police Department is accepting applications for the position of full-time Police Officer. Lateral applicants are also encouraged to apply. Applicants must be at least 21 years old and under 36 years old at the time of being sworn-in, possess high school diploma/GED, valid driver’s license and US Citizenship.
• After 3 years, Patrolman First Class salary $60,111 per year ($30.03 per hour)
• Uniform & equipment allowance
• Take-home car program
• Shift differential pay
• Medical, dental and vision insurance plans
• Overtime opportunities
• INPRS 1977 Pension
• Deferred comp match
• Off-duty weapon stipend
Applications are to be turned in to Mishawaka Human Resources, 600 E Third St, Mishawaka, Indiana 46544. After submitting your application, you will be notified regarding information for the next testing date, time and location.
To download an application, go to: mishawaka.in.gov/police/recruiting
For further questions, please contact Lt. Jen Wilson at 574-208-5550 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Expires: July 29, 2020.
The Lafayette Police Department (LPD) is accepting applications for qualified individuals looking for a challenging and rewarding career as a police officer in the City of Lafayette. Experience is not required to become a member of one of the largest municipal police departments in the state. However, lateral entry for experienced officers is available. College graduates and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Currently officers, after successful completion of their 2nd year of service, earn $66,000. The following benefits are also included for each officer:
• Up to 6 weeks of vacation (After 17 years of service)
• $2000 per year in clothing allowance ($500 quarterly)
• Education reimbursement
• Numerous Specialty Units and Pay
• Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
• Our own Training Center with Crossfit workout facility
• Take home vehicle program
Apply Today! Please go to www.lafayettepolice.us to learn more about the LPD and to complete the online application. Applications are due May 1, 2020. Drop off or send your completed application and supporting documents to: Lt. Adam Mellady, Lafayette Police Department, 20 N. 6th Street, Lafayette, IN 47901
Questions? Email Lt Mellady at email@example.com or you may call 765-807-1222
Marian University is currently seeking qualified candidates for a full-time Campus Police Officer position. The Campus Police Officer is part of the Campus Police Department pursuant to Indiana Code, Title 21, Article 39, Chapter 4.0 to 4.7. The Campus Police Officer has general police powers, and has the same common law and statutory powers, privileges and immunities as sheriffs and constables. The Campus Police Officer is responsible for enforcing local, state, and federal laws serving to protect life, primarily, and property secondarily. It is required that the Campus Police Officer comply with University rules and policies, guarding the peace, tranquility and serenity of the University while attempting to ensure justice and maintain the dignity of the individuals.
Requirements: A high school diploma or general education degree (GED). The new hire must successfully complete the 16-week Indiana Law Enforcement Academy training. The new hire must maintain certification, attend a minimum of 24 hours annual in-service training, and the officer must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue April 27, 2020. Applications require a current resume, a cover letter, and names and contact information of three current references. Only complete applicant packets submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org will be considered.
The Tipton Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of police officer.
From February 21, 2020 until April 3, 2020 application packets can be picked up at 225 E. Jefferson Street Tipton, Indiana 46072 or downloaded from the City of Tipton website at http://www.tiptongov.com. Completed applications and all required attachments must be turned in at the Tipton Police Department no later than 3:00pm on April 3, 2020.
The Tipton Police Department currently employs thirteen paid police officers and four reserve officers. The starting yearly salary for a Probationary Officer is in excess of $44,000. Upon completion of the probationary period and all training, a First Class Patrolman has a yearly salary of nearly $45,000. Other available benefits include health insurance, paid vacation/holidays, instructor programs, health savings account, longevity pay, certification pay, and take home vehicle program.
Basic eligibility requirements include:
1. Shall possess a valid Indiana driver's license (or obtain one within 60 days of becoming an Indiana resident) and have no more than eight active points.
2. Shall be a U.S. citizen.
3. Shall be at least 21 years of age, and not have reached 36 years of age by date of appointment.
4. Shall be drug free, and have no convictions for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs.
5. Shall not have a conviction for operating a vehicle while intoxicated, or operating a vehicle with a blood alcohol content of 0.08% or above.
6. Shall have no felony convictions.
7. Shall not have been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence.
8. Shall not have been dishonorably discharged from the military.
9. Shall be a high school graduate or possess a GED certificate.
10. Shall not have used an illegal drug in the last three years.
11. Shall have vision correctable to 20/50.
12. Must be willing, if appointed, to reside within Tipton County.
Physical testing will be conducted on Saturday, April 25, 2020 at Tipton High School for those that turn in completed applications. Physical testing standards can found here: http://www.in.gov/ilea/2338.htm. Exit standards will be used for our hiring process.
Applicants successfully completing the physical test will be given a comprehensive written test in the afternoon of Saturday, April 25, 2020. Applicants need to bring a blank $20 money order to pay for the written test.
Please share this exciting opportunity with everyone you know that is interested in a rewarding law enforcement career. Questions may be submitted and answered through Facebook message or by calling the Tipton Police Department at 765-675-2152.
The West Lafayette Police Department is looking to fill five open Police Officer positions for 2020. Are you ready to start your journey and join our team? Now is the time! Follow the link to Employment Opportunities under Human Resources and click on the link “See current job openings and apply online” to fill out your application immediately. Do not miss our Recruitment page for detailed information about the benefits of becoming a WLPD Officer; which includes salary, tuition reimbursement, take home car program and much more. WLPD also has a lateral transfer program for veteran police officers.
Come be a part of one of the fastest growing communities in the State of Indiana. We are also home to one of the top ranked community school corporations throughout the State and country, plus a Big Ten University right in our very own back yard. Due to the Covid-19 virus, WLPD has suspended the testing date originally scheduled for April 19th. We are still taking applications and will announce a testing date once we can safely do so. Applications already received will be held until such date is announced. Please direct any questions to Lieutenant Michael Brewer at email@example.com
Peru Police Department Hiring Session April 18, 2020 8:00a.m.
Location for Testing:
Peru Fire Department
85 W. Canal Street
Day of Testing:
*The Peru Police Department will be conducting the physical and written portion of the hiring
session. April 18th, 2020 8:00a.m.
*Please wear athletic clothing
* Applications must be completed by April 15, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. and turned in to the office of the PPD.
Questions: Maria Darling at 765-473-2150 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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, April 18, 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 April 18, 2020 testing date will be Saturday, April 11, 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 email@example.com.
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.
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 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
email@example.com or 812-244-2644.
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 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.