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Posted on: December 7, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Applications Being Accepted for State of Indiana Certified Police Officers

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Applications Being Accepted for State of Indiana Certified Police Officers Only

The Valparaiso Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Probationary Police Officer. Applications are available at the Valparaiso Police Department, 355 Washington St., or at the department website, 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 meet the fol-lowing: be 21 years of age or older, hold a high school diploma or GED, be a United States Citizen, possess a valid driver’s license and have no prior felony convictions. The oppor-tunity is for state certified officers from Indiana only and requires the past successful completion of an approved State of Indiana Law Enforcement Academy.

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 employ-ment consideration. Testing will include a modified general fitness assessment, that in-cludes a vertical jump, push ups, sit ups, and a 1 1/2 mile run. Additional information re-garding the assessment will be communicated to applicants at a later time, after your ap-plication has been processed.

All applications must be received by April 12, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. to be considered.

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