Cumberland Metropolitan - Lateral Police Officer

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Department Cumberland Metropolitan Police Department
Job TitleLateral Police Officer
Salary1st Year: $72,858.24 |
Registration Fee$35.00
Location Cumberland, IN

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Cumberland Metropolitan Police Department

Hiring Police Officers!

The Town of Cumberland, Indiana is located in both Marion and Hancock Counties, the east side of Marion County and west side of Hancock County, and has approximately 7,000 residents with many more traveling through town each day. The Cumberland Metropolitan Police Department (CMPD) was founded in 1951 and is the law enforcement body for the Town of Cumberland, serving all citizens in both counties.

CMPD is now accepting applications for the position of Full-Time Police Officer for lateral certified applicants! ALL ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY!

To apply, you must be at least 21 years old and less than 40 years old (per INPRS PERF Requirements), possess a high school diploma or GED, possess a valid driver’s license, and be a US Citizen. You must not have any felony, domestic violence, operating vehicle while intoxicated, or drug convictions and must not have been dishonorably discharged from military service.

Benefits Include:

  • Starting Salary 2024: $72,858.24 
  • Uniforms & Equipment Furnished (Yearly Clothing Bonus)
  • Take-Home Vehicle Program with Off-Duty Use
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance Plans (PPO/HSA Options)
  • Paid Overtime Opportunities and Compensatory Time Accrual (ATO/PTO)
  • INPRS (PERF) 1977 Police & Firefighters Pension Program
  • Longevity Pay beginning after 3 years ($200/per year with no cap)
  • Body Worn & In-Vehicle Camera Systems
  • Visible Tattoos & Facial Hair Authorized (with some restrictions)
  • Load Baring Vests Option
  • Tactical Team (SWAT) Opportunities with Hancock County Joint Tactical Team
  • 80 Hours of Vacation Time after 6 Months of Employment
    11 to 13 Floating Holidays per year
  • 8 Hours of Perfect Attendance per quarter
  • 12 Hour Shifts with Alternating Three Day Weekends Off
  • ODE Opportunities after Probationary 1st Year
  • Abundant Training Opportunities
  • Growing Town and Police Department
  • Abbreviated FTO Program for LATERAL Transfers.


Applications will be accepted until all open positions are filled.

Please contact CMPD Recruiting at (317) 894-3525 or at if you have any further questions or need assistance.

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