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.

Fairmount Police Department

The Fairmount Police Department will be accepting applications for a Part-Time Position now through the end of business on July 11, 2018.  Academy is preferred but not required.

For more information contact: Marshal Richard Dollar, Fairmount Police Department @ 765-948-6300 or

Lebanon Schools Police Department

The Lebanon Schools Police Department is taking applications for School Resource Officers. We are looking for ILEA Graduates that have an interest in providing a safe learning environment for the students and staff of the Lebanon Community School Corporation.   Certification as an SRO is preferred or the applicant must obtain certification within the first year of employment. This is a full time position with a starting salary of $195 a day on a 200 day work schedule and includes benefits.

For more information or an application please contact:  Chief Steve Smith, Lebanon Schools Police, 1800 N. Grant St., Lebanon, In 46052 - email: or phone: 765-483-3035.  Deadline for applications is August 1, 2018.

Lafayette Police Department

The Lafayette Police Department wants talented men and women who can make a positive difference in the community. The Lafayette Police Department is accepting applications for the position of full-time Police Officers. Eligible candidates must be in good physical condition, a citizen of the United States, a high school graduate or GED, at least 21 years of age but less than 36 years of age at time of application and must be of good moral character.

The application can be downloaded from the police department’s website,
The Lafayette Police Department offers competitive wages and benefits package. Starting salary is $52,838 increasing to $62,100 after three years of successful employment. ILEA graduates and veterans with an honorable discharge are encouraged to apply.

For additional information, contact Lieutenant Adam Mellady at 765-807-1222.  Deadline is July 13, 2018.

Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office

The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office is creating an eligibility list for the position of Merit Deputy Sheriff. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, with no felony convictions, or arrests for any crime involving domestic violence and will undergo an extensive background check including employment and credit history.

Physical agility testing, aptitude testing, psychological testing, and polygraph examination will also be conducted.  Starting salary is $36,739., with annual pay raises, in addition to longevity pay increases after four years of service.  All new hires are issued full equipment including a patrol SUV, smart phone and MIFI. Deputies have a state mandated pension, plus paid vacation and recognized holidays.  County employees also have access to a generous health insurance package.  Deputies have opportunities to attend a wide variety of specialized training courses.  Career deputies have opportunities to work in specialized areas such as criminal investigation, K9 officer and SCUBA.

Applications can be obtained at the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office, or requested by emailing  Applications must be returned to the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office no later than 4pm on Friday, June 29, 2018.  Applicants will be given instructions concerning Physical Fitness Assessment and Aptitude Testing.  If you have questions, feel free to contact the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office at 812-268-4308.

Ossian Police Department

The Ossian Police Department is accepting applications for certified (lateral) and non-certified Full-Time Police Officers and certified Part-Time Police Officers.  Starting salary for 1st year probationary officer, after graduating the police academy is $46,100.

We currently have 1 full time and 1 part-time position we are seeking to fill. However, applications are being accepted indefinitely to develop a hiring list for the future.  For applications and information contact Chief David Rigney @ 260-760-0501 or go to our web site at

Brownstown Police Department

The Brownstown Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Academy Certified Officers are ENCOURAGED to apply but not required. Starting pay for a new officer is $40,500. The Brownstown Police Department will pay up to 5 years of certified service for lateral transfers.
Applications can be picked up at Town Hall 200 W. Walnut St, Brownstown, In 47220.

For additional inquiries please contact Lt. Joe Kelly by email at
Submission deadline is June 29, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.

The minimum qualifications that all applicants for the position of police officer must meet include the following:

  • Must be a resident citizen of the United States.
  • Must be 21 years old to apply and not have reached their 36th birthday by date of appointment. Perf 77 requirement.
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED certificate.
  • Cannot have a felony conviction.
  • Cannot have a misdemeanor conviction involving domestic violence.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license from their state of residence.
  • Cannot have been dishonorably discharged from the military.

Hendricks County Sheriff’s Department

The Hendricks County Sheriff’s Department is currently testing for the position of Merit Deputy. Hendricks County Government offers a wide array of benefits for all full-time employees including: Medical/Vision/Dental Benefits, Retirement Benefits, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, Take Home Vehicle Program, Probationary Salary (one year) $44,272 - Merit Deputy Salary $49,190.

The testing process for this position has changed as of August 1, 2017. The Hendricks County Sheriff’s Office has implemented a new application/testing process utilizing the Sheriffs’ Association Testing Program through EMPCO incorporated. Test locations, dates and times are available throughout the region/state. To schedule a test date for this position, go to the website: and follow the instructions. There is a fee to take the examination, but the results of this test may be accepted by ALL participating Sheriff’s Offices in Indiana. You must complete a profile and schedule and pass the examination no later than July 3, 2018 in order to be considered for this particular job posting.

No applications will be accepted at the Hendricks County Sheriff’s Office until the applicant has taken the examination and has been directed by Hendricks County Sheriff personnel to complete an application.

Muncie Police Department

The Muncie Police Department is currently accepting applications for full time Law Enforcement Officers. The application and hiring process is a competitive process that includes the physical agility test using ILEA exit standards, a written examination, Merit Commission interview, background check, and psychological examination.

Applications for this position can be picked up at the Muncie City Hall located at 300 N High St. Muncie, IN 47305, or are available for download at Submission deadline for applications is Friday, June 29, 2018 at 4:00PM EST. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

Marion General Hospital

Marion General Hospital is hiring for four (4) Hospital Police Officer I. These officers will be responsible to operate comprehensive safety plans, processes, and equipment to include, but not limited to:  physical security of corporate structures (on and off campus); facilitate staff, patient and visitor safety and security; respond to all emergency dispatches and security systems; fire extinguisher management; assist with bioterrorism/patient decontamination response; and provide hazmat spill response and clean-up coordination.

Officers also assumes duties for Central Monitoring staff to include:  EMS/Police Dispatch, Emergency Medical Dispatching for the Hospital and all of Grant County, physician answering service management, Hospital communication, and emergency communication.  Operates and maintains patient valuable program and comprehensive lost and found program.  Management of the infant/child anti-abduction system (HUGS System).  Member of MGH Hazmat Team.

Qualified candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent, have successfully completion of Tier-I Basic Training or Tier-II Basic Training through the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA), have a permit, issued by the state of Indiana, to carry a handgun or handgun carrying powers through Law Enforcement Certification, and must be able to successfully complete an Ergometrics Test and Physiological Evaluation.

For a more detailed description of the position and requirements, please visit and click on “Careers” to apply for position numbers: 1735, 1736, 1373, or 1738.

Mishawaka Police Department

The Mishawaka Police Department is continuously accepting applications for the position of full-time Police Officer.  The next written and agility tests will be held in May on a Saturday.  Submit your application ASAP and you will be notified on the testing date, time, and location.  Applicants must be at least 21 yoa, possess a high school diploma/GED, and a valid driver’s license.   The current salary for a First Class Patrol Officer is $56,727.  Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance plans are available.

More information regarding the Mishawaka Police Department is located on the MPD Recruiting website with a link to the application.  For further questions, please contact Lt. Jen Wilson at 574-208-5550, or Human Resources at 574-258-1615.  Application submission deadline is December 31, 2018.

Elkhart Police Department

The Elkhart Police Department is currently taking applications for Full-time Police Officers.  Because the police department normally has more applicants than there are positions available, a competitive application process has been established.

The position of police officer will be offered to the best candidate(s) who are successful in the following testing areas: a written exam, interviews, and a physical agility assessment.  Starting pay for a 4th class recruit is $53,001.00.  Lateral transfers are also accepted and will start at a higher rate depending on years of prior service.  In addition to the base pay the Elkhart Police Department offers shift incentives, longevity pay, continuing education pay, uniform allowance and a take home car.  

For more information contact the Services Division of the Elkhart Police Department at 574-295-7070 or at  Submission deadline for applications is December 31, 2018.