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 - firstname.lastname@example.org or call Tim @ (317) 837-3271.
- Hiring: McCordsville Police Department
- Hiring: Edinburgh Police Department
- Hiring: Hartford City Police Department
- Hiring: Rochester Police Department
- Hiring: Michigan City Police Department
- Hiring: Boone County Sheriff’s Office
- Hiring: Indiana State University
- Hiring: Wells County Sheriff’s Office
- Hiring: Indianapolis Public Schools Police Department
- Hiring: Floyd County Sheriff's Department
- Hiring: Tipton Police Department
- Hiring: Munster Police Department
- Hiring: Westfield Police Department
- Hiring: South Bend Police Department
- Hiring: Floyd County Sheriff's Department
- Hiring: Cumberland Metropolitan Police Department
- Hiring: Portage Police Department
- Hiring: Metropolitan School District of Washington Township - Indianapolis, Indiana
- Hiring: Valparaiso Police Department
- Hiring: St. Vincent Mercy Hospital
- Hiring: Warsaw Police Department
- Hiring: Warren Township School Police Department
- Hiring: New Haven Police Department
- Hiring: Marion Police Department
- Hiring: Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office
- Hiring: 323rd Military Police Detachment
- Hiring: Richmond Police Department
- Hiring: Bicknell Police Department
- Hiring: Mishawaka Police Department
- Hiring: Metropolitan School District of Washington Township
The McCordsville Police Department is now accepting pre-applications for the position of Police officer and Shool Resource Officer. Lateral transfers will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Pre-Applications can be sent directly to Interim Chief Paul Casey at email@example.com or they can be dropped off at the McCordsville Police Department M-F 8am to 4pm.
Some of the great benefits for working at the Town of McCordsville:
- PERF 77 Retirement - Must be under 36 years of age at time of hire.
- Must be at least 21 years of age at the time of hire.
- Opportunities for special assignments - S.W.A.T., Detective, Evidence Technician
- Competitive benefit package that includes health, dental, vision and life paid by the Town of McCordsville. Spouse and family insurance are also available at a reduced cost!
- Vacation, Personal, and Sick leave.
- Optional 457 through Hoosier S.T.A.R.T.
- 12-hour shifts
- Take home cars
- Current starting salary is $43,000.00
- First Class Salary is $49,000.00
- The Town of McCordsville is a wonderful community located in north-west Hancock County. With a growth rate that is annually recognized as being in the top 5 state wide, great geographical location, and an award-winning school system. Now is the time to join our team!
The Edinburgh Police Department is currently seeking applicants for the Future positions of full time Police Officers and Reserve Police Officer. Applicants must be a US Citizen, at least 21 years of age, possess a high school diploma or equivalent, as well as a valid Indiana Driver’s License.
Selected applicants for Full Time Police Officer must be able to graduate from the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy. Reserve Officers must complete the Reserve Police Training Program put on by the Edinburgh Police Department.
This application process is for future positions and will consist of the application. Physical Agility testing, written testing and background investigation. Application packet may be picked up at the Edinburgh Police Department or downloaded from our website https://www.edinburgh.in.us/. Return completed application Attn: Interim Chief Doyne Little no later than 3:00 pm on July 29, 2019. Any questions email Doyne Little at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Hartford City Police Department is now accepting applications for a Patrol Officer. 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 August 23, 2019, Monday - Friday from 8:00 am -5:00 pm. at the Hartford City Police Department, 700 N. Walnut Street, Hartford City, Indiana.
The Rochester 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 driver's license, and be able to pass written, physical, and background tests.
After the first year, officers will earn $49,290 per year. Benefits include health insurance costing the employee $1 per year, uniform allowance, holiday pay, longevity pay, gym membership, and a take home vehicle if living within the township.
Applications may be picked up at the Rochester Police Department, 312 Main Street, Rochester, Indiana,
and returned no later than 12:00PM on August 19, 2019. Questions: email@example.com
The Michigan City Police Department is currently accepting applications for Full-Time Police Officer employment. MCPD will host both a written and a physical test on Saturday August 24, 2019.
Please visit http://michigancitypolice.com/assets/applicationpdf.pdf for more information and to obtain an application.
The deadline for applications to attend the testing on August 24th will be Monday, August 19, 2019. If you have any questions please contact Sgt. Chris Yagelski at firstname.lastname@example.org
Starting pay for a Probationary Officer (first year) is $42,494.01. After completing the first year of probationary status then an officer becomes a First Class Patrolman and the pay increases to $45,836.46. 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.
There are many positions available through the different divisions available below:
- Patrol Division – 3 Shifts
- Traffic Division
- Special Operation Group
- Community Oriented Policing
- Detective Division
- Narcotics Investigators
- Warrants Team (FAST)
- School Liaison Officers
- Public Relations
- Training Division
- Beach Patrol (4x4’s)
- Bicycle Patrol
Plus the following Specialties:
- 18 Member Swat Team
- 9 Certified Instructors
- 8 Police Scuba Divers
- 12 Field Training Officers
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.
Applications may be picked up at the Michigan City Police Department our downloaded from our website at www.michigancitypolice.com. For additional inquiries please contact Sgt. Chris Yagelski at 219-874-3221 Ext. 1020 or email at email@example.com. Submission deadline is August 19, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. Applications can be dropped off or mailed to:
Michigan City Police Civil Service Commission
1201 East Michigan Boulevard
Michigan City, IN 46360
The Boone County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting pre-applications for Merit Deputy and Corrections Officer. The Pre-Application process for both processes will be open from Friday, July 12 – Friday, July 26, 2019 by 9:00am. Please visit our webpage, www.boonecountyindianasheriff.com, click on employment at the top of the page. If you have any questions Joy Stewart at firstname.lastname@example.org or 765-483-5946.
Merit Deputy will be open for LATERAL TRANSFERS as well as regular new applicants. LATERAL TRANSFERS are immediately eligible for 2 weeks paid vacation and starting directly with full pay. ( No probationary time to wait for these benefits.)
Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN is accepting applications for a Police Officer position. This person is responsible for enforcing federal, state, local laws, as well as University regulations. Minimum qualifications include valid Driver’s License, H.S. Diploma or GED is required. Ability to pass the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy within one year of hire.
Starting salary is $18.30/hour upon hire. $18.78/hour if hired with a college degree. $19.03/hour after 1 year of academy completion. To ensure full consideration, please submit the application by July 26, 2019. CLICK HERE for application.
The Wells County Sheriff’s Office is currently seeking applicants for the position of full time Deputy Sheriff. Applicants must be a US Citizen, at least 21 years of age upon graduation from police academy, possess a high school diploma or equivalent, as well as a valid Driver’s License.
Selected applicant must be able to graduate from the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy. The 20 year matrix salary range for a Deputy Sheriff (no rank) is $47,000 - $56,782. Years of service and experience will be honored for a starting salary up to five years in the pay matrix.
Application packet may be picked up at the Sheriff’s Office located at 1615 W Western Ave, Bluffton, IN or downloaded from our website www.wellscountysheriff.com. Return completed application Attn: Chief Deputy Randy Steele no later than 3:00 pm on July 29, 2019.
The Indianapolis Public Schools Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Full-Time Sworn Police Officer. This is a multifaceted position which may include, but not be limited to:
- Fixed site assignment (High School/Middle School/Alternative School)
- Road Patrol (1st, 2nd & 3rd Shifts)
Applicants must be:
- At least 21 years of age
- Minimum of H.S. Diploma or Equivalent
- No Criminal Convictions
- Possess Valid Indiana Driver’s License
- Able to meet minimum ILEA physical standards
Interested individuals should apply on-line at www.myips.org by September 30, 2019.
The Floyd County Sheriff's Department is accepting applications for Communications Officer/911 Dispatcher. lnformatiun regarding details of the position, general requirements, how to submit an online application and the selection process, can be found by visiting www.fcsdin.org. 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 an 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 between July 1, 2019 and July 31, 2019.
The Tipton Police Department is now hiring. Applications will be available starting July 1, 2019 @ 8:00 a.m. and applications have to be returned to the department no later than August 15, 2019 @ 3:00 p.m.
Applications available starting July 1 in the lobby, 225 E Jefferson Street or online at www.tiptongov.com/city.
The Munster Police Department is initiating an Emergency Hire Process to fill current vacancies. Lateral transfers, up to and including 1st Class Officers, are available. Qualified candidates must be certified graduates from a state-accredited police academy, or currently enrolled. Applicants cannot be hired once they reach their 36th birthday unless they are currently approved and enrolled in PERF.
Any qualified officer interested, may pick up an application packet at the Munster Police Department. Applications are available Mondays and Tuesday, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Wednesdays thru Fridays, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Deadline for applications is 4 p.m., Friday, July 19, 2019.
Any questions, please contact Nancy Nadratowski, Administrative Assistant to the Chief of Police, at 219-836-6654 or email@example.com.
The Westfield Police Department is initiating a hiring process to create an eligibility list for open Patrol Officer positions for 2019-2020. We will be accepting pre-applications until September 16, 2019.
If you have any questions about employment benefits or specific questions about the hiring process, please feel free to contact Assistant Chief Scott Jordan at firstname.lastname@example.org or 317- 804-3202.
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. 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 HERE, the title is Police Officer Lateral Entry and a direct link is HERE.
For additional questions contact Human Resources at 574-235-9283.
The Floyd County Sheriff's Department is accepting applications for merit Police Officer. Information regarding details of the position, general requirements, how to submit an on line application and the selection process, can be found by visiting www.fcsdin.org.
Additionally, applicants must follow instructions provided on the website to register for the written test portion of the selection process. EMPCO, a company specializing in providing testing services for public safety entities, has partnered with the Indiana Sheriff's Association to administer written tests to those seeking a career in law enforcement. The test is administered at most Ivy Tech campuses located around the state of Indiana. There is a fee to take this exam. Test information is available at https://www.empco.net/ind/. Applicants must register for, schedule and pay the fee for the written test through EMPCO, not Ivy Tech.
Online applications must be submitted between July 1 and August 15, 2019. The written test must be completed by August 15, 2019.
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 . Applications will be accepted until Friday, August 30, 2019 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 Cumberland Metropolitan Police Department include a clothing allowance, 2 weeks vacation, 11-13 holidays, and 10 sick days per year. 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.
The City of Portage Police Merit Board has invoked the Emergency Hiring procedures for two openings to occur in July 2019, as outlined in the Section 8 “Hiring, Ranking, Promotion, Vacations, and Awards” and the Policy to Section 8 “Personal Qualifications and Procedure”. Application packets for the position of Probationary Patrol Officer/ Probationary Patrol Officer with Experience for the Portage Police Department will be available through July 5th at 5:00PM. All applications must be completed and returned to the Portage Police Department no later than 5:00PM pm on July 19, 2019. Those interested in applying may pick up an application packet at the Portage Police Department, 6260 Central Ave. All applicants must meet the following requirements:
- Must be State Certified from a state accredited police academy; and/ or
- Must have at least one (1) year experience as a full time certified Law Enforcement Officer.
The salary for a probationary officer with experience is $45,760.61. However, officers with 3 or more years of municipal law enforcement experience may qualify for a starting salary of $47,348.63, then after three years of service the salary increases to $53,947.89.
For those qualified applicants, the City of Portage offers a veterans hiring preference ordinance. For those interested a regular hiring list that will be started at a date yet to be determined in July or August 2019.
The Metropolitan School District of Washington Township is looking for a positive and dedicated individual to join our successful school safety team as part of the MSDWT School Police Department as a School Resource Officer. The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to develop relationships and rapport with students and school staff. The School Resource Officer works with district and school leadership to help provide a safe and secure learning environment for our students. The SRO also serves as a law enforcement liaison between the schools and local law enforcement.
Salary is dependent upon qualifications; the position is year-round (260 days) with two weeks paid vacation along with a variety of other paid leave. The MSDWT has attractive and competitive benefits, including health insurance and 401K Deferred Compensation Plan, along with eligibility to earn a second pension under the Public Employees Retirement Fund (PERF).
Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume and application with references to https://goo.gl/kdG7MT . A full job description can be found at https://goo.gl/FNd3KF. This posting will be valid until filled.
The Valparaiso Police Department is accepting applications for Probationary Police Officer. Applications are available at the Valparaiso Police Department, 355 Washington St., or at www.valparaisopolice.org . The applications may be completed on-line, mailed back to the department or returned in person. The minimum requirements to be considered for this opportunity are that the applicant must: be 21 years of age or older, hold a high school degree or GED, be a United States Citizen, possess a valid driver’s license and have no prior felony convictions.
For more information about employment as a Valparaiso Police Officer, including a job description, log onto the Recruitment section of our website. A lateral transfer program (salary) is also available to qualified applicants; however, testing is mandatory for employment consideration.
All applications must be returned no later than 4:00 p.m. on July 19, 2019 to be considered for the scheduled agility/written tests. The current testing options are August 5th and August 8th at 6:00 p.m., as well as August 10th at 8:00 a.m. All testing will take place at the Valparaiso Police Department.
St. Vincent Mercy Hospital in Elwood, Indiana is seeking to hire a Police Officer/Armed/Arrest Authority - Full-time, rotating, mostly night shift. Midnight to 8am, 5 shifts per week, schedule includes covering weekends and holidays.
St. Vincent, part of Ascension, is a nonprofit, faith-based health system that is guided by our mission to provide compassionate, personalized care, especially for those who are vulnerable. St. Vincent is one of Indiana’s largest employers with 22 ministries serving 57 counties in central and southern Indiana. Our 134-year-old health system includes a wide range of services including cardiovascular care, women’s and children’s health, neurosciences, cancer care, orthopedics, bariatrics, primary care, emergency medicine, imaging, general surgery and long-term acute care.
As an Associate with St. Vincent Health-IN, you will have the opportunity to provide security services to ensure a safe environment for staff and visitors.
- Performs proactive monitoring of and timely responses to potential/actual security threats.
- Investigates, documents and manages security incidents and hazards.
- Maintains knowledge/follows policies and procedures regarding alarms and emergency/disaster preparedness plans. May facilitate planned drills and simulations.
- Provides information and assistance to staff and visitors to promote safety.
- Provides follow-up with local prosecution, law enforcement and court systems as applicable.
- Has authority to arrest for both felonies and misdemeanors under applicable law.
Applicants must meet all ILEA requirements &certifications.
For more information and to apply CLICK HERE!
The City of Warsaw Police Department is accepting applications for two full-time Police Officers.
Please check out our Recruitment Video, Online Application, Job Description, Minimum Qualifications/ Disqualifications under tab “Apply for a job” at https://www.warsaw.in.gov.
New/Probationary Officer annual base salary is $45K. Current ILEA Officers may be eligible for lateral and longevity benefits including annual base salary of $48K. The City of Warsaw offers great benefits and retirement (77-Fund) that is hard to beat, including training opportunities to pursue specialized areas of interests within the department such as SWAT, DIVE, CSI, Instructor Development, DARE, and more.
Online Applications must be received on/by July 31, 2019 for consideration. Questions about the current process may be directed to Deputy Chief Sherwin at 574-372-9515.
Warsaw PD Recruitment Video
Warsaw Police Department Webpage
Warsaw Police Employment Opportunities
The Metropolitan School District of Warren Township is now accepting applications for the position of part-time Police 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. Applicants must be certified police officers with a minimum of 2-years’ experience as a Sworn Police Officer.
• Monday-Friday: 2:00pm-6:00pm
• Saturday & Sunday: 10:00am-10:00pm (alternating weekends if needed)
If you are interested in joining the MSD of Warren Township School Police Department, please apply for the job at: https://warren.applicantportal.com/applicant/login.php. Click on the "Security" link and apply for the "Part-time Police Officer (Events) - Warren Central High School". Resumes may be submitted to email@example.com.
The New Haven Police Department is now accepting applications for full-time Patrol Officer and Reserve Officer. Qualified applicants must be 21 to 35 years of age. Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED and possess a valid Indiana driver’s license. The New Haven Police Department is projecting one open position in 2019 and at least two open positions in 2020. Successful applicants will be placed on an eligibility list.
Interested individuals may pick up an application along with an additional list of qualification requirements at the New Haven Police Department, located at 815 Lincoln Hwy E. New Haven, IN 46774. Applications can also be printed off from our website: http://newhaven.in.gov/police-department/.
Completed resume of qualifications and employment application should be submitted to the Chief of Police no later than Wednesday, July 24, 2019.
The Marion Police Department is scheduling a testing process for Uniform Patrol on July 20, 2019. Applicant must be 21-35 years of age; possess a high school diploma or GED; US Citizen; possess a valid driver’s license; meet minimum ILEA physical requirements; no felony convictions and drug free. Starting annual pay is $43,840.
Benefits: Optional family Anthem insurance, eye insurance and dental insurance, clothing and holiday pay, generous sick, personal and vacation package; workout facility on premises and take home squad car program. Opportunities include Accident Reconstruction Team, Emergency Response Team, ATV Patrol, Bike Patrol, Detective, Drug Task Force Officer, Field Training Officer, Instructor, K-9 Officer.
Applications can be picked up at Marion Police Department, 301 S. Branson St., Marion. If you live outside of Grant County call Carol Mclain at 765-668-4420 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org to have an application
The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for the position of Merit Deputy Sheriff. Starting annual salary is $50,400 with lateral transfers considered on an individual basis according to county policy up to $57,000 plus an extensive benefit package. Those interested should CLICK HERE or visit the Sheriff’s Office website to complete a pre-employment application and to view minimum qualifications and benefits, including pension, medical insurance, deferred compensation program, take-home car, shift differential/specialty pay, paid holidays/vacation, and more. Additional information along with testing materials will be sent to those submitting the pre-employment application.
Pre-employment applications for the position of Merit Deputy Sheriff must be received at the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office no later than Friday, July 26, 2019. The Physical Agility Test (ILEA Exit Standards) and the Written Exam are scheduled for Saturday, August 3, 2019. All candidates, including lateral transfers, must successfully pass each portion of the selection process including the Physical Agility and Written Exam. Questions concerning the selection process may be addressed to Sgt. Bryant Orem at Bryant.Orem@hamiltoncounty.in.gov.
Are you a law enforcement professional looking to serve your country while gaining valuable advanced law enforcement training and experience? Are you currently serving or previously served in the Armed Forces? Consider joining our team as a U.S. Army Reserve Special Agent.
*REQUIREMENTS* - Waivers Available
- Must be a U.S. Citizen
- Minimum age of 21
- Completed Basic Leader Course (formerly known as the WLC)
- Maximum grade of SSG (with one year or less time in grade) may apply with waiver
- Minimum of two, maximum of 10 years military service
- Minimum of 60 college semester hours from an accredited institution
- Minimum ST score of 107 and minimum GT score of 110
- Consistently meet the height and weight standards prescribed in AR 600-9 and consistently pass the APFT
- No physical limitations and normal color vision
- Possess a valid driver’s license and favorable driving record
- Ability to speak and write clearly
- Minimum of one year of military police experience or two years civilian police experience
- CID Special Agent Course
- Protective Service Training Course
- Child Abuse Prevention Investigative Techniques
- Domestic Violence Intervention Training
- Advanced Crime Scene Investigative Technique Course
- Crisis/Hostage Negation Course
- Crime and Criminal Intelligence Analyst
- Special Victims Capabilities Course
Information Point of Contact:
323rd MILITARY POLICE DETACHMENT (CID)
1401 W ARGYLE ST
JACKSON, MI 49202
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.
The Bicknell Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.
Eligible applicants will be between the ages of 21-35 at the time of appointment, with a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalency, must possess a valid driver’s license, and must be able to pass a criminal background check, pass a physical agility test and an oral interview.
Applications are available for pick up at the Bicknell Police Department 119 East 2nd Street in Bicknell, Indiana 24 hours a day, or you can Download Application From Here.
Applications accepted through September 21, 2019.
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 email@example.com. Expires on December 31, 2019.