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Human Resources Office
200 E. Washington Street Suite T1541
Indianapolis, Indiana  46204
Office: (317) 327-5211
Job Line: (317) 327-3368
email the Recruiter

Initial Requirements
Initial requirements for sworn employment with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department are established by the Indiana Code which provides that applicants:

  1. Must be a resident citizen of the United States
  2. Must be 21 years old and not have reached their 36th birthday by date of appointment
  3. Must have a high school diploma or GED certificate
  4. Has never been arrested or charged with a felony that has not been  expunged by a court, even if charges were later dropped
  5. Cannot have a misdemeanor conviction of domestic violence under [18 USC §922 (g)], that has not been  expunged by a court, even if charges were later dropped 
  6. Must possess a valid driver's license from their state of residence
  7. Must be a resident of Marion County, Indiana or one of the seven adjoining counties at the time of appointment to the Department
  8. Cannot have been dishonorably discharged from the military
  9. Must pass a mandatory drug screening test

Screen Requirements
The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department's applicant screening process is multi-phased and consists of the following steps:

  1. Preliminary Application
  2. Written Examination
  3. Oral Interview
  4. Physical Agility Test
  5. Polygraph Examination
  1. Background Investigation
  2. Medical Examination
  3. Psychological Examination
  4. Drug Screening
  5. Board Approvals

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