Employment

The Valparaiso Police Department is a professional, progressive, innovative police department that is always seeking individuals to join our team. Available on this page includes a link for a job description, the expectations of a Valparaiso Police Officer and a link for an application.

Position Description: Patrol Officer

Listed below are some of the benefits available to police officers at the Valparaiso Police Department.

Benefits to Police Officers
-Paid Training Program
-Competitive Police Salary
-Paid Overtime
-Paid Vacation Time
-Paid Personal Days
-Paid Sick Days
-Vehicle Take Home Program
-Off-Duty Use of Take Home Vehicle
-Specialty Pay
-Specialty Training Encouraged
-Clothing Allowance
-New Equipment & Technology
-PERF Pension Plan
-Health Insurance Available
-12 Hour Shifts -(Three day weekends off, two per month)
-On Duty Workout Time Available
-Numerous Specialty Programs Available
-Extended Illness Pay
-Encouragement to Participate in Community Events
-Numerous Paid Details Available
-Take Home Lap Top Computer
-New Police Station


To obtain an application click on Applications.

To fill out an online application click here.


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The City of Valparaiso and the Valparaiso Police Department are an Equal Opportunity Employer