Cumberland Metropolitan Police Department

Chief Suzanne C. Crooke-Woodland
Address 11501 E. Washington St.
Cumberland IN 46229
Phone (317) 894-3525

Current Openings

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Cumberland Metropolitan - Lateral Police Officer 1st Year: $72,858.24 | May 05, 2024
Cumberland Metropolitan - Interest Capture $72,858.24 December 31, 2024

The Cumberland Metropolitan Police Department maintains 16 Full-Time Police Officers with more spots becoming available in the future. The Patrol Division makes up the bulk of the department with two shifts per day working from 6:00am to 6:00pm and 6:00pm to 6:00am. Patrol Officers work a schedule of two days on, two days off, three days on (Fri-Sun), two days off, two days on, and three days off (Fri-Sun) each two week period. Our Patrol Officers utilize Chevy Tahoe Patrol Vehicles with new vehicles being circulated within the fleet regularly. Patrol Officers have many different types of specialty training they can access, such as; Bike Patrol, General Instructor, Firearms Instructor, Emergency Vehicles Operations Instructor, SWAT Team Opportunities, DUI Task Force, Traffic Safety Task Force, and many many more. CMPD also has a Criminal Investigations Division (CID) who handle all criminal investigations for the Town of Cumberland


The mission of the CMPD is to protect citizens, prevent crime and mitigate unsafe situations.


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. Cumberland is diverse and has several different and unique cultures and peoples who all live collectively inside the Town Limits



Patrol Division:

The Patrol Division of the Cumberland Metropolitan Police Department provides police services 24/7/365 in the Town of Cumberland. The Patrol Division is responsible for responding to calls for service, handling domestic disputes, filing initial reports, checking businesses, patrolling neighborhoods, while serving and protecting on the front lines. The Patrol Division includes traffic enforcement and bike patrol units for various events.

Currently, CMPD has thirteen (13) Sworn Full-Time Police Officers assigned to the Patrol Division.

Criminal Investigations Division (C.I.D.):

After the initial investigation by a patrol officer, a case may be assigned to a detective. The Criminal Investigations Division is responsible for the follow-up investigations of crimes such as crimes against persons or property, fraud and financial crimes, shoplifting, auto theft, juvenile crime, elder abuse, domestic violence, child abuse and all violent crimes against persons.

Currently, CMPD has one (1) Sworn Full-Time Police Officer assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division who handles all criminal investigations for CMPD.  CMPD also employees one (1) Civilian Criminal Analyst who assists the detective and administrations divisions. 


Administration Division:

The Administration Division is primarily responsible for functions that relate to the overall operation of the Police Department. Administrative activities include personnel management, training of officers, property & evidence management, department development, management of accreditations, and more.

Currently, the Chief of Police and Assistant Chief of Police make up the Administration Division.


Reserve Volunteer Division:

The Reserve Volunteer Division consists of unpaid volunteers who have completed the Cumberland Police Reserve Training Academy and have full police powers. Reserve Officers patrol the streets of Cumberland the same as full-time Sworn Officers and add additional man power to help serve Cumberland better. 

Currently, CMPD has two (2) Reserve Volunteer Police Officers.

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