Patrol Officer – 6th Lateral Class Out of State Applicants

Indianapolis, Indiana
City of Indianapolis and Marion County

$75,171.00 Annually

Position Summary
Lateral Police Officer candidates are experienced full-time police officers currently employed by other municipal, county, or state agencies, as a law enforcement officer assigned to patrol responsibilities. Candidates will have a current and up-to-date Law Enforcement Training Academy Certification issued from the State where the candidate currently utilizes Law Enforcement powers. (Please see Qualifications below for additional description and criteria). Lateral Candidates are required to be in good standing with their current agency.

Position Responsibilities
Patrols assigned area in vehicle and on foot; maintains high patrol visibility to assist in crime prevention; actively performs routine beat patrol, concentrating on high incident areas, to detect possible criminal activities or needs for service; regularly checks businesses and residential areas; monitors radio broadcasts by Communications and other officers to ensure awareness of activities in area and to provide assistance, if needed; identifies, reports, and responds to suspicious activities or other needs for service. Investigates conditions hazardous to life or property; conducts initial investigations of crime and crime scenes; may assist detectives in criminal investigation work. Conducts search and seizure activities as appropriate. Collects and preserves crime scene and evidence. Arrests and/or detains suspected violators of the law.


* Must have Law Enforcement Training Academy Certification in the State the candidate is currently employed

* Employed full-time as a Sworn Law Enforcement Officer with a County, State, or Municipal Law Enforcement Agency with their primary role as a Patrol Officer assigned to similar job responsibilities as listed above.

* High School Diploma or HSE required;

* Must be a resident citizen of the United States;

* Must be 21 years old and not have reached their 40th birthday by date of appointment