Shelbyville - Certified Police Officer

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Job Overview

Department Shelbyville Police Department
Job TitleCertified Police Officer
Salary$50,871.97 per year
Registration FeeNon-Residents: $20.00
Indiana Residents: $0.00
Location Shelbyville, IN

Job Announcement


The Shelbyville Police Department is a CALEA and ILEAC accredited law enforcement agency 


City of Shelbyville, Indiana

Certified Police Officers

 This process is for applicants who are currently certified by the Indiana law Enforcement Training Board as a Police Officer.

The Shelbyville Police Department is currently accepting applications for entry level police officers. The City of Shelbyville, Indiana is an equal opportunity employer. We currently have one immediate opening for the position of sworn police officer.  The current hiring process will be conducted starting in January 2022. Those not immediately extended a conditional offer of employment will be placed on a list to fill future openings. We have several officers eligible to retire.

  • $50,871.97 per year
  • Take Home Car
  • Equipment and Uniforms Provided
  • E.R.F. Public Safety Pension Plan
  • Health/Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Paid holidays, personal days, vacation days and benefits
  • 10 year pay matrix


Application and Hiring Process

Applications must be received by 11:59 pm on December 17, 2021. Any late applications will not be accepted.  

Applications will be subject to a thorough background investigation. Any applicant who does not meet the Shelbyville Police Department requirements will be removed from the process.

Applicants remaining in the hiring process will be scheduled to interview in front of the Shelbyville Police Department Hiring Board.

Applicants selected will be extended a conditional offer of employment or placed on a list in order by scores.

Appointment is subject to acceptance or transfer by the Indiana Public Safety Retirement Fund (INPRS) and completion of a field training program within the first year of employment. 




  • Be a citizen of the United States.
  • Be a high school graduate or equivalent.
  • Be at least 21 years of age, but not yet 36 years of age at time of appointment for sworn officer positions if not currently enrolled in 1977 Indiana PERF Retirement system. Military Veterans with at least 20 years of service in the Armed Forces may become a member of the 1977 Indiana PERF Retirement system if under 40 years and 6 months of age.
  • Must be willing to reside in Shelby County or one of the six adjacent connecting counties at the time of appointment.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Have the legal ability to possess a firearm.
  • Not been convicted of a felony.
  • Satisfy any and all other requirements imposed by state and federal law.
  • Must comply with all Shelbyville Police Department hiring standards and academic standards.

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Jobs close at 11:59 PM (Eastern) on the deadline date specified, or when the position capacity has been met, or unless otherwise specified in the announcement. If the deadline date is not specified in the announcement, the agency has sole discretion on setting the deadline and jobs may close without notice. It is the applicant's responsibility to thoroughly read and understand the deadline requirements and capacity limits as outlined by the agency.

Applicants are responsible for checking their email and logging into their PoliceApp, PublicSafetyApp, FireFighterApp or EmployementApp account to monitor for emails, scheduling and process updates.

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