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

Brown County Sheriff’s Office

The Brown County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for Law Enforcement Positions at the Cordry-Sweetwater Conservancy District.  Applications must be received no later than 4:00 p.m. May 3, 2019.   

Applications may be picked at the Brown County Sheriff’s Office at 55 E. State Road 46, Nashville or online at

Completed applications and attachments must be returned to the Brown County Sheriff’s Office, PO Box 95, Nashville, IN 47448.

Mt. Vernon Police Department

The Mt. Vernon Police Department will be accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.  Applications may be picked up at the Mt. Vernon Police Department at 311 College Ave., Mt. Vernon, IN through May 16, 2019.  Applications may also be downloaded at

All applications must be returned by 4:00pm on May 16, 2019.

Washington Police Department

The Washington Police Department is searching for highly motivated individuals looking to make a difference in our local community. We are currently taking applications for the position of Police Officer. Prospective applicants must have a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent and complete all aspects of the hiring process and training program.

Candidates must be at least 21 years of age to apply. Applications will be accepted at the Mayor’s Office, 200 Harned Avenue from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Monday through Friday, or anytime at the Washington Police Department, 101 N.E. 3rd Street. Applicants can also fill out applications by going to the City of Washington’s new website at  Applications will be accepted from now until May 3, 2019

Huntington Police Department

The City of Huntington is accepting resumes for the position of Police Officer.  Resumes must be submitted by May 8th, 2019 to Ronda Smelser at 300 Cherry St., Huntington, IN 46750 or e-mailed to

Benefits include: Starting pay of $49,000, Shift Pay, Clothing Allowance, Take home car program, PERF retirement and 457 Match along with other competitive benefits!

Interested candidates can learn more about the Huntington Police department and drop off a resume during an open house on Thursday, April 25, 2019 from 5PM-7PM 3rd floor of the City Building located at 300 Cherry Street.

The physical and written test will take place on May 19, 2019.  Selected applicants will receive further information in the mail.
Please direct any questions to Captain Chris McCutcheon at or 260-356-1400 X2013.

Michigan City Police Department

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 Wednesday May 29, 2019
Please visit  for more information and to obtain an application. 

The deadline for applications to attend the testing on May 29th will be Wednesday, May 22, 2019.  If you have any questions please contact Sgt. Chris Yagelski at

Centerville Police Department

The Centerville Police Department is now accepting applications.  Must be at least 21 years of age, High School diploma or Equivalent required.

Please pick up application M-F 8am-4:30pm at the Centerville Municipal Bldg. located at 204 East Main Street.  Applications are to be submitted no later than Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Questions may be directed to Chief Ed Buchholz @

Grant County Sheriff’s Office

The Grant County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for the 2019 Merit Deputy Eligibility List until 4:00 p.m. on Monday, May 13, 2019

Applications may be picked up at the Grant County Sheriff’s Office Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. and are also available at along with the job description and physical agility requirements.

Applicant must have a valid driver’s license at time of application.  A physical agility test, written tests and an extensive background check will be required. 

Completed applications must be returned to the Grant County Sheriff’s Office, 214 E. 4th St., Marion IN 46952 by 4:00 p.m. Monday, May 13, 2019.

For additional information, please contact Capt. Ed Beaty at 765-662-9836, ext. 2144 or at

ILEA Seeks Executive Housekeeper!

The Indiana Law Enforcement Academy has a new job opening in our Housekeeping Dept.  The Executive Housekeeper position is open.  This position includes responsibility for coordinating and overseeing the work of four full time Building Custodian 4’s.  It is considered a “working supervisor” on a daily basis and shares duties with subordinates on an “as needed” basis.  Reports directly to the Director of Support Services.  Incumbent guides and directs staff in maintaining a safe, clean and sanitary environment in all buildings.  Assigns Housekeeping staff to daily, weekly, and monthly tasks to facilitate workflow.  Determines materials, equipment & supplies needed for budgetary purposes.  Also responsible for counseling and/or disciplining of Housekeeping staff for minor infractions concerning absenteeism, tardiness, insubordination, etc.
Approximately 50% of duties are in an office environment.  The remaining 50% is spent monitoring employees work, reviewing problem areas, instructing on cleaning te4chniques throughout the facilities, assisting subordinates when needed.
Normal hours are 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.  However, would also have option of choosing 7:00 am to 3:30 pm.
Qualifications:   Incumbent must be a high school graduate or hold a GED Certificate
                         Must have a valid driver’s license
                         At least four years supervisory experience in housekeeping or other related areas.
Starting Salary:  $24,414 annual salary     $939.00 bi-weekly salary
Great Benefits - 12-14 holidays per year.

If you are interested in joining our ILEA family, please apply for the job before Monday, April 22, 2019 at: 
Please click on “Search Employment Opportunities”.  The Job ID is #2421.

Mooresville Metropolitan Police Department

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 Applications will be accepted until Friday, May 3, 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 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 Allen at 317-831-3434.

Jasper Police Department

Now accepting applications for Probationary Police Officer.  Probationary Police Officer would be responsible for performing the essential functions of the job which include the suppression of crime, the protection of life and property from criminal activity, the apprehension and arrest of violators of the criminal and traffic laws, the recovery of stolen property and the regulation of non-criminal conduct; patrol the corporate limits of Jasper; investigate; make detailed reports; respond to all police calls dispatched by communications; maintain visibility in the community by meeting and talking with citizens, providing information, visiting local businesses, and making presentations to schools, neighborhoods, and civic organizations, while projecting a positive, professional image as an ambassador for the City of Jasper and the Jasper Police Department; insure the safety of all persons and protect property.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

  • Applicant must be a resident citizen of the United States.
  • Must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older at the time of appointment but cannot have reached his/her thirty-sixth (36) year of age.
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.).
  • Must not have been convicted of a felony pursuant to the policy statement in the application packet.
  • Must not have been dishonorably discharged from the military service.
  • Must possess a valid Indiana driver’s license at the time of appointment.
  • Must successfully complete and pass all parts of the application process.

Application Packet can be picked up at the Jasper Police Station, 309 East 6th Street. or contact the JPD at to have a packet sent to you.  Completed application must be received by May 17, 2019.

Deliver to Jasper City Hall or mail to: Personnel Director, EOE #335, C/o City of Jasper, P.O. Box 29  610 Main Street, Jasper, IN 47547-0029.  If you have any questions about the Jasper Police Department or the Hiring Process, please contact us at 812-482-2255.

Ossian Police Department

The Ossian Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of full-time Police Officer.  Submit your application and you will be notified of the next testing date, time, and location when it is established.  Applicant must be 21 years of age by close of application date, but less than 36; have a high school diploma. Applicant must possess and maintain a valid Indiana driver’s license and responsible work experience.  Applicant must pass a background investigation, written test, physical agility test, oral interview, polygraph examination, required statewide baseline physical and psychological examination and drug test.

Applications can be picked up at Ossian Police Department, 507 N Jefferson St., Ossian or can be found on the Town of Ossian website:  Applications will be accepted until noon on Friday May 10, 2019. Mailed applications must be post marked on or before May 10, 2019.

Lafayette Police Department

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 $63,962. 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 workout facility
  • Take home vehicle program

Apply Today! Please go to to learn more about the LPD and to complete the online application. Applications are due June 12, 2019.  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 or you may call 765-807-1222.

Indianapolis Public Schools Police Department

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:

1.Fixed site assignment (High School/Middle School/Alternative School)
2.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

Ellettsville Police Department

The Ellettsville Police Department is seeking ILEA certified applicants for a part-time Patrol Officer. Applicants can pick up an application at 1406 W. Guy McCown Dr. Ellettsville, IN 47429. Applications must be submitted by April 19, 2019 at 12:00PM. Any questions can be e-mailed to or by calling 812-876-2270 ext. 108.

Pendleton Police Department

The Town of Pendleton is conducting a national search for its next Town Marshal. The successful
candidate will have a unique opportunity to experience a rewarding career as one of Pendleton’s
most influential community leaders.

This position requires seven years of experience as a fully commissioned police officer, including three years
in a supervisory role or two years in a command position. The current salary ranges to $63,967 per year plus benefits.

Candidates are strongly encouraged to submit by May 1, 2019 a compelling cover letter, résumé, and
list of references by e-mail to or by US Mail to Jessica Smith, Council President,
100 West State Street, PO Box 230, Pendleton, IN 46064. The position is open until filled.

Candidates may learn more about the Town of Pendleton, its history, community, and government
by visiting

Monroe County Sheriff’s Office

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for the position of Probationary Deputy Sheriff.
Applications must be received by 4:00 P.M. on Friday, May 24, 2019.
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 can be picked up in person at 301 N. College Avenue Bloomington, IN 47404 or via our website at:

Qualified applicants will be notified of the exact date, time and location of the physical agility and written test.

Job description, qualifications and starting salary information can be found on our website under the employment tab.

Attica Police Department

The City of Attica is taking applications for Chief of Police.

An applicant must meet the following requirements:
(1) Have five (5) years of service as a police officer with a full-time, paid police department or agency.
(2) Be a citizen of the United States.
(3) Be a high school graduate or equivalent.
(4) Be at least twenty-one (21) years of age.
(5) Be free of mental illness.
(6) Be physically fit.
(7) Have successfully completed the minimum basic training requirements established by the law enforcement training board under IC 5-2-1,
or have continuous service with the same department to which the applicant was appointed as a law enforcement officer before July 6, 1972.

Applications can be picked up at the Attica Police Department  305 East Main Street, Attica IN 47918 or call 765-762-7039.
Return applications and resumes to the Attica Mayor’s Office by April 19, 2019 at 305 East Main Street, Attica IN  47918.  Phone 765-762-2467

Gaston Police Department

The Gaston Police Department now interviewing for multiple open Reserve Positions.  Minimum requirements: 21 years of age, with a valid Indiana Driver’s License. High School Graduate or Equivalent.

Ideal candidates will have a background in civilian or military law enforcement, be of good moral character, and a drive to community police. A physical fitness test and or written test may be applied.

Applications can be picked up at the Gaston Town Hall located at 107 Sycamore Street, Gaston Indiana. or you can contact Chief David E. Rhode at 765-358-4005.  The deadline for Applications is April 19, 2019.

South Bend Police Department

The City of South Bend is looking for qualified applicants to become Police Officer Recruits. The recruits would attend the Fall Police Academy in 2019. The Academy's start date is September 16, 2019. Applicants will likely not recieve any correspondance from the South Bend Police Department Training Bureau until on or after May 31, 2019. All eligible and qualified candidates will receive information about physical agility test by that time. Additional information about the process can be found by following the link provided at the end of the application. Upon successful completion of the academy, recruits would have a career as police officer for the City of South Bend. Police officers, under general supervision, perform a wide variety of duties involved with the enforcement of laws and the prevention of crimes.

CLICK HERE for recruit application.

For a link to our lateral transfer application CLICK HERE. This would be for individuals who are currently certified and do not need to go through the academy.

For more information contact Ian Spindler Sr. at 574-235-9283 or 574-235-7683 (fax)

Mishawaka Police Department

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 with a link to the application.  For further questions, please contact Lt. Jen Wilson at 574-208-5550 or Expires on December 31, 2019.

Metropolitan School District of Washington Township

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 .    A full job description can be found at
This posting will be valid until filled.