Police Officer

North Vernon, IN
North Vernon Police Department


  • Must be a resident citizen of the United States.
  • Must be a resident of Jennings County, Indiana or one of the six adjoining counties at time of appointment.
  • Must be 21 years of age and must be less than 40 years of age by date of appointment, or be a veteran with 20 years of armed forces service with a maximum age of 40 years and 6 months. Service requirement will be confirmed by checking the DD Form 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD214).
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED certificate.
  • Must posses a valid driver’s license.
  • Must complete all phases of the hiring process (possible exemption for lateral entry).
  • Cannot have a felony conviction.
  • Must submit to a background investigation.
  • Must not have tattoos or other intentional body markings below wrists or above shirt collar.
  • Cannot have a misdemeanor conviction involving domestic violence.
  • Cannot have been dishonorably discharged from the military.