An exciting and rewarding career awaits you with the Michigan City Police Department. A wide range of positions is available offering unique physical and mental challenges, and the opportunity to work with a variety of talented and experienced professionals.
The Michigan City Police Department’s wide range of positions is offered through a variety of different divisions. Here are some of the exciting positions available:
Patrol Division – 3 Shifts
Special Operation Group
Community Oriented Policing
Narcotics Investigators (SCU)
Warrants Team (FAST)
School Liaison Officers
Beach Patrol 4x4’s
Plus the following Specialties:
18 Member Swat Team
9 Certified Instructors
8 Police Scuba Divers
12 Field Training Officers
The Application Process
The Michigan City Police Civil Service Commission has the responsibility of hiring Police Officers. The application process is as follows:
Civil Service Examination, including interviews and a written examination
Agility Test – Indiana Law Enforcement Academy Standards
Offer to Hire
Hiring Date Established upon Successful Completion of Listed Steps
Must be a US citizen.
Must be at least 21 years of age but not yet 36 years of age when appointed.
Must be a graduate of an accredited high school or possess a state accredited G.E.D.
Must hold a valid unrestricted operators license.
To obtain an application, click here. Please forward the completed application and copies of supporting documentation to:
Michigan City Police Civil Service Commission
100 East Michigan Boulevard
Michigan City, IN 46360
The Michigan City Police Department has excellent opportunity for advancement. Officers can seek promotions to supervisory ranks through our merit system. The Michigan City Police Department has the following Merit Rank structure:
Click here for the Michigan City Police Department Career Opportunities Brochure
The City of Michigan City is an Equal Opportunity Employer