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.

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.

Ball State University Police Department

The Ball State University Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Please visit http://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/9374 for information about the position and to apply. Please make sure to clearly read the requirements necessary before applying. The testing date will be Sunday, August 13, 2017.  Applications must be received no later than August 4, 2017.

Hartford City Police Department

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 July 21, 2017, Monday - Friday from 8:00 am -5:00 pm. at the Hartford City Police Department, 700 N. Walnut Street, Hartford City, Indiana.

University of Indianapolis Police Department

The University of Indianapolis Police Department is now accepting applications for full-time Police Officers. For more information, a job description, and the link to apply on our website go to https://jobs.uindy.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately. Completed applications will only be accepted electronically via our website. The deadline to apply is August 1st, 2017.

Waterloo Marshal's Department

The Waterloo Marshal's Department is accepting applications for the position of Deputy Marshal. Position includes numerous responsibilities including patrol, crime investigations, community relations, enforcement of Indiana laws and Town ordinances. Position includes a competitive wage, vacation and holiday pay, health insurance and retirement benefits.

The successful applicant must be self motivated, and a multi-tasker able to pass a pre-employment physical examination, psychological examination, polygraph examination and written test. Height must be in proportion to weight. Candidate must be detail oriented and an effective communicator. Applications and further qualification information may be obtained by contacting the Waterloo Marshal's Office, 300 North Wayne Street, Waterloo, Indiana (260-837-3131) weekdays between the hours of 10:00 AM and 4:30 PM.

Franklin Township Community School Corp.

The Franklin Township Community School Corp has an opening for a Police Officer. Ideal candidate will be a graduate of tier 1 basic course. For more information or to apply www.ftcsc.k12.in.us and click on the "Human Resources" tab. Deadline is July 31, 2017.

Peru Police Department

The Peru Police Department will be conducting a hiring process August 5, 2017 at 8:00 am. Peru Police Department is looking for eligible candidates who are in good physical condition, a high school graduate, and at least 21 years of age. Testing will be conducted at the Peru Fire Department at 85 W Canal St. Application can be sent or hand delivered to 35 S. Broadway, Peru Indiana 46970 to Sgt. Samantha Raber.

Application must be turned in no later than August 3, 2017 at 12:00 p.m.. Application will not be accepted day of testing. Applicants will perform a fitness and written test the day of. All must sign a wavier of liability prior to taking the fitness test. Application can be picked up at the Peru Police Dept. Any questions can be directed to Sgt. Raber at sraber@perupd.org.

Marian University

Marian University is currently seeking qualified candidates for a full-time Campus Police Officer position. 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.

Requirements: A high school diploma or general education degree (GED); ILEA certification; two years full time law enforcement experience; maintain certification, and attend minimum of 24 hours annual in-service training. The police officer must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. For more info go to: http://www.marian.edu/about-marian/human-resources/employment-opportunities.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Complete applications include a cover letter, resume, three (3) references and copies of certifications. Complete application materials should be submitted to hr@marian.edu by July 31, 2017.

Galveston Police Department

The Galveston Police Department will be accepting applications until July 19th, 2017 for the position of full time Police Officer. Applicants must be 21 years of age, Pass a criminal background check, and be able to pass exit standards for physical fitness test, Along with interview process, and testing.

Galveston Police department will also be accepting applications for Reserve Police Officers at this time. Same standards Must be met for Reserve Officers. All Applications must be picked up at Galveston Town Hall located at 302 E. Jackson Street, Galveston Indiana 46932. Department contact: Marshal Fordyce at 574-699-7453 or email at g.fordyce@galvestonpd.org.

Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office

The Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office is currently accepting applications for the position of full-time Merit Deputy. Applicants must be 21 years of age at the time of appointment, a High School or GED graduate, possess a valid Indiana driver's license within 60 days of appointment, be able to pass a written and physical test, a polygraph examination, as well as a background investigation. Applicants must not have a felony conviction or a misdemeanor conviction of domestic violence. First year probation officers will earn $47,724 per year with a 48-month salary of $54,454 and a take home vehicle after completion of training.

The Sheriff's Office will be accepting pre-applications online HERE. Interested persons need to apply by August 1, 2017 and a test date will be set up for later this fall. 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 Lieutenant Greg Frantz at gdfrantz@tippecanoe.in.gov or 765-423-9388 ext. 3248

West Lafayette Police Department

The West Lafayette Police Department is currently hiring for the position of Police Officer. Visit Employment Opportunities under Human Resources to download an application. Also visit our Recruitment page for detailed information about becoming a West Lafayette Police Officer, including salary, benefits and a lateral transfer program for current police officers.

Please make sure to clearly read the requirements necessary before applying. Applicants that do not meet the necessary requirements will not be accepted. The West Lafayette Police Department is currently accepting applications for its next hiring process. The testing date will be July 22nd. Applications must be received no later than July 19th, 2017 at 4 p.m.

Applications received after July 19th will be placed into the next process. That testing date will be October 21st. Applications must be received no later than October 19th at 4 p.m. Candidates who qualify will be notified by Human Resources at a later date as to times and locations.

Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office

The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for the position of Reserve Deputy Sheriff. The Reserve Division is a group of unpaid volunteers empowered to assist full-time Sheriff’s Office staff with upholding the law and preserving peace. Road Qualified Reserves perform patrol duties similar to Merit Deputies in addition to special details such as court services, charity events, festivals, inmate security, 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.

For additional information and applications, go to http://www.hamiltoncounty.in.gov/567/Reserve-Division or contact Deputy Jeff Larkin at Thomas.Larkin@hamiltoncounty.in.gov. Deadline for applications is July 31, 2017. A Reserve Academy, held at the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office in Noblesville on nights and weekends, is tentatively scheduled for early in 2018.

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.