Police Officer

West Lafayette, IN
West Lafayette Police Department

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Are you for a career that’s more than just a job?

Do you want to work in a profession that utilizes your mental and physical skills to positively impact the lives of others in your community?

Do you feel called to help drive the positive change society is craving?

If you’re looking to dedicate your professional life to something challenging that you can be proud of, then a career in law enforcement might be the perfect fit.

Basic Requirements Police Officer:

  • US Citizenship, at least 21 years of age at the time of application and no older than 40 years of age or be a veteran with 20 years of armed forces service with a maximum age of 40 years and 6 months, at the time of appointment. Be of good moral character, have no convictions for felony crimes, and possess a valid driver’s license, high school diploma, or G.E.D., and not have abused any drugs/narcotics within two years of application date.

To be considered for the West Lafayette Police Department one or more of the following requirements must be met:

  • Completed 60 semester or 90 quarter hours of college credit at an accredited college or university with at least a 2.0 GPA based on a 4.0 grading scale; or
  • Honorably completed 2 years of active US Military Service; or
  • Employed as a full-time Law Enforcement Officer for a minimum of 2 years.