Northwest Indiana Law Enforcement Academy (NILEA) in Hobart

  • Agency: Northwest Indiana Law Enforcement Academy (NILEA) in Hobart
  • Address: 705 East 4th Street, Hobart, 46342 IN
  • Chief:
Phone: 219-940-3405
Fax: 219-940-9432

Northwest Indiana Law Enforcement Academy (NILEA) in Hobart is located at 705 East 4th Street, Hobart, 46342 IN. The Northwest Indiana Law Enforcement Academy (NILEA) in Hobart phone number is 219-940-3405.

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The Dyer Metropolitan Police Department will begin the application process for an EMERGENCY HIRE position as Probationary Police Officer. Due to the fact that this is an Emergency Hire, applications will ONLY be accepted from those applicants that have successfully completed or about to complete the INDIANA LAW ENFORCEMENT ACADEMY. Applicants that qualify can obtain an application from the Dyer Police Department beginning Tuesday, September 4th. 2018 at 9:00 A.M. All applications MUST be accompanied with a copy of their INDIANA STATE CERTIFICATION or a letter stating their graduation date from an INDIANA LAW ENFORCEMENT ACADEMY. These applications MUST be returned to the Dyer Police Department NO later than 4:00 P.M. on Friday, September 28th. 2018. The Dyer Police Department is located at 2150 Hart Street, Dyer IN. 46311. If you have any questions in regards to this application process please contact Assistant Chief Troy Grady at 219-865-1163 or tgrady@townofdyer.com 2150 Hart Street - Dyer, Indiana 46311 (219) 865-1163 Fax (219) 865-4221 police@townofdyer.com

The St. John Police Department has been approved to hire one (1) police officer through the Department’s Emergency Hire Process to fill a current vacancy. The St. John Police Department will be accepting applications for an immediate opening as Probationary Police Officer. Applicants are required to be an Indiana state-accredited police officer with membership in the Indiana Public Retirement 1977 Police Officers’ Pension Fund. St. John Police Department’s Probationary Officers earn $57,526.56* during their first year. A Second Class Patrol Officer earns $66,415.44*, and a First Class Patrol Officer earns $71,657.04*. Applications will be available from Tuesday, September 4, 2018 to Friday, September 21, 2018. Applicants who qualify can either obtain an application in person from the St. John Police Department, located at 11033 West 93rd Avenue, or by downloading an electronic application at app.stjohnpd.com. Applications obtained in person are available Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and on Saturday, September 8 and September 15 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Completed applications must be submitted to the St. John Police Department in person no later than 4 p.m. on Friday, October 5, 2018 to be considered for the position. Upon the successful completion of probation, officers may be promoted to First Class Patrol Officer based on prior police service. If there are any questions, please contact Administrative Assistant A. Gross at (219) 365-6237. *Annual earnings are based on 12-hour shifts working a total of 2,184 hours per year.

Preparation Course for Potential Law Enforcement Applicants The Valparaiso Police Department and Valparaiso University are partnering to provide a preparation course for potential law enforcement candidates. The course will help candidates better prepare themselves for the hiring and testing process to begin a career in law enforcement. The course will assist applicants to better prepare them for the physical agility test, written test, interview process and general information about the hiring process for the majority of law enforcement agencies. Instructors from both Valparaiso University and Valparaiso Police Department will conduct the training. The course is available to all and any law enforcement potential applicants (not just for the Valparaiso Police Department). The course will be held at Valparaiso University, one class a week, for five weeks, beginning on Wednesday, September 5th from 6:30pm-8:30pm. (on Wednesday nights). The total registration fee for the course is $290 (registration fee $250/ $40 course materials). This includes a study guide and two online written practice tests. A limited number of scholarships are available, which will be awarded based on financial need through Valparaiso University. For more information regarding the course, scholarship opportunities and registration information log on to:valpo.edu/ce180905 .

**JOB OPPORTUNITY** The Lake County Sheriff’s Department is starting the process of establishing a hiring list for future openings for the position of Police Officer. Applications and testing dates will be provided at a mandatory orientation that will be held on September 19, 2018, at 7:00PM. The Mandatory Orientation will take place at the Lake County Government Center “B” Building auditorium, 2293 North Main Street Crown Point, Indiana 46307. Must provide valid picture ID. Starting salary $50,417.95 All questions regarding this process should be addressed to Lt. Brian Marsh at bmarsh@lakecountysheriff.com

**JOB OPPORTUNITY** The Merrillville Police Department will be conducting an emergency hire. Police academy graduates only. Starting salary $ 54,000 to $ 56,000.Applications are available at 7820 Broadway, or online at www.merrillville.in.gov from Aug. 6th, 2018 until Aug. 31st, 2018.

Thank you to all our PT Instructors who came out yesterday and helped administer the physical fitness assessment. 35 new recruits will start the 15 week basic academy program Monday, August 6, 2018. Captain D. Etienne

**JOB OPPORTUNITY** The Cedar Lake Metropolitan Police Commission has approved to create a list for an emergency hire. The Police Department is now taking applications until Friday, August 24th, 2018 at 4:30 p.m. -Applicants must be certified from an Indiana state accredited police academy. -Candidates must be at least 21 years old. Applicants must already be in the Public Employment -Retirement Fund (PERF) or be able to pass all physical requirements to enter into PERF. - A high School diploma or GED equivalent is required. An associate or bachelor’s degree is desired but not required. - Candidates can pick up applications at the Cedar Lake Police Department located at 7408 Constitution, Cedar Lake, IN, 46303 or download them from our website www.cedarlakein.org - Applications must either be hand delivered to the Police Department or mailed/received by Friday, August 24, 2018, at 4:30 p.m. - Depending on experience, training, and education there is a potential for a lateral transfer with the starting salary up to $50,795.16 in addition to benefits. - The Cedar Lake Police Department is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with anti-discrimination law, it is the purpose of this policy to effectuate these principles and mandates. The Cedar Lake Police Department prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetic information. - The Cedar Lake Police Department confirms to the spirit as well as to the letter of all applicable laws and regulations. - For more information, you may call The Cedar Lake Police Department at (219) 374-5416 Ext. 118 or email Deputy Chief Carl Brittingham at carl.brittingham@cedarlakein.org

**JOB OPPORTUNITY** The Indiana Department of Homeland Security is currently accepting applications for an Arson Investigator under the Indiana State Fire Marshal. The investigator will be assigned a district that includes Lake, Porter, Newton, Jasper, Benton, St. Joseph, and LaPorte counties. The application and hiring process includes oral interviews, background check, and psychological examination. Applications can be submitted online at https://www.in.gov/spd/2333.htm Job ID number 616662. For additional inquiries please contact Chief Investigator Clayton Kinder by email at ckinder@dhs.in.gov. Submission deadline is July 9, 2018

**JOB OPPORTUNITY** The Michigan City Police Department is currently accepting applications for multiple Full-Time Police Officer positions. Starting pay for a Probationary Officer (first year) is $42,494.01. After completing the first year of probationary status then an officer becomes a First Class Patrolman and the pay increases to $45,836.46. Benefits include longevity pay, specialty pay, healthcare program including dental and vision, take-home car program, retirement plan, paid vacations, personal days and much more. There are many positions available through the different divisions available below: Patrol Division – 3 Shifts Traffic Division Special Operation Group Community Oriented Policing Detective Division Narcotics Investigators Warrants Team (FAST) School Liaison Officers Public Relations Training Division Beach Patrol (4x4’s) Bicycle Patrol Plus the following Specialties: 18 Member Swat Team 9 Certified Instructors 8 Police Scuba Divers 12 Field Training Officers Applicants must be between 21-36 years of age by date of appointment, possess a high school diploma or GED, a valid and unrestricted driver’s license, and be a United States citizen. Additionally, applicants must possess a good driving record, have no felony convictions, or misdemeanor battery charge. Applicants shall be subject to written and physical ability testing along with a thorough background check to include personal character. The Michigan City Police Department is an equal opportunity employer. Applications may be picked up at the Michigan City Police Department our downloaded from our website at www.michigancitypolice.com. For additional inquiries please contact Sgt. Chris Yagelski at (219) 874-3221 Ext. 1020 or email at cyagelski@emichigancity.com. Submission deadline is June 18, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. Applications can be dropped off or mailed to: Michigan City Police Civil Service Commission 1201 East Michigan Boulevard Michigan City, IN 46360

Lieutenant Chris Irsa taught a 2 day in-service ground fighting course. Awesome job and feedback from the officers who attended! Captain Etienne

**JOB OPPORTUNITY** NICTD intends to hire a full time Patrol Officer to serve and protect the passengers, employees, and infrastructures of the South Shore Line commuter railroad service. As Indiana’s only municipal transit police department, NICTD Transit Police are responsible for the safety and security of approximately 3.8 million passengers annually and a 90 mile rail system that extends from the South Bend Regional Airport to downtown Chicago. Police headquarters are located in East Chicago, Indiana. Officers have bi-state law enforcement authority for Indiana and Illinois. Description: - Patrol all NICTD owned and operated facilities. - Investigate crimes and accidents. - Promote safety and ensure compliance with criminal laws as they pertain to railroad property in Indiana and Illinois. - Partner with local law enforcement jurisdictions and emergency responders to ensure a safe transit environment. - Work indoors and outside, in all types of weather, on foot, in patrol cars, and on trains. - Other tasks as assigned by the Chief of Police. Position Requirements: Mandatory: The successful candidate must have at least two (2) years of prior law enforcement service with at least one (1) year of actual patrol service. Military veteran candidates not meeting this civilian experience requirement may substitute relevant military police experience for civilian experience. However, all candidates, irrespective of military or civilian experience, must also possess a current Police Officer Certification in good standing from the Indiana Law Enforcement Training Board. Skills preferred, but not required, include: (a) Community policing. (b) Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and law enforcement record management systems. (c) Fluency in a foreign language. (d) Transportation Security Administration training from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. (e) Demonstrated ability to work and communicate effectively in highly stressful conditions. (f) Demonstrated superior interpersonal skills; ability to work with fellow employees and passengers, and other parties in the general public. (g) Valid driver’s license with a safe and insurable driving record. (h) Willingness to work varied shift hours, varied days off, holidays, and extended hours as may be needed to respond to operational circumstances. (i) Superior record concerning safety attitude, attendance, and work performance. (j) Ability to multi-task among competing short term priorities while maintaining a pleasant disposition. (k) Must successfully pass a post-offer employment physical and background investigation including, but not limited to, drug, alcohol, and psychological evaluations. Schedule: This work has varying schedules that include night, weekend, and holiday assignments. Mandatory overtime may be required consistent with the needs of the District. Schedules under normal circumstances are seven 12 hour shifts per two week pay period plus varying amounts of overtime depending on officer availability and the needs of the service. While not frequent, patrol officers may need to respond on short notice to operational exigencies or as directed by the Chief of Police. More information on the specifics regarding availability can be obtained during the interview process. Supervision: The position reports to the Chief of Police. Salary and Benefits: Full time patrol officers receive: - $54,998 is the annual salary based on a forty (40) hours of service work week. Hourly overtime rates apply when scheduled above forty (40) hours per week to meet the needs of the service for special events or other mandatory overtime. - Indiana Public Employees Retirement Fund (not 1977 Police and Fire Fund). - Social Security. - Supplemental pension plan after one year of service. - Vacation (Three weeks annually from date of hire to 10 years of service. Four weeks annually from 10 years to 20 years of service. Five weeks annually after 20 years.). - Holidays (police receive compensation for 11 holidays a year). - Health club and clothing allowance. - Continuing education reimbursement. - Health, dental and life insurance for the officer, spouse, and dependents. - Take home squad car program (personal use not permitted) Details are available during the interview process. Relocation benefits are not available. How To Apply: Submit a written resume outlining training, experience, and work history to: NICTD Police Patrol Officer Opportunity, Attn: Director – HR&LR, 601 North Roeske Avenue, Michigan City, IN 46360. A cover letter outlining the reasons why you are interested in this assignment and why you believe you are best qualified is encouraged but not required. Your resume and cover letter must be received at 601 North Roeske Avenue, Michigan City, IN, 46360, no later than 9 a.m., on Friday, June 8, 2018. You may send the documents by mail, overnight delivery, hand delivery, or e-mail to: bjarne.henderson@nictd.com. Late letters and/or resumes will not be accepted. Phone calls and walk-ins expressing interest are not acceptable. The District assumes no responsibility for late or undelivered mail or e-mails. Persons who desire to assure delivery of their request for consideration are encouraged to hand deliver their materials or send them by certified mail. Apply early; the District reserves the option to close the application period before the stated deadline in the event that a satisfactory candidate is identified and selected for employment. Questions: Contact Bjarne Henderson, NICTD Director of Human Resources & Labor Relations, at (219) 874-4221, ext 223, if you have questions about this specific opportunity or notice. Do not use this number for questions or information on other posted positions or opportunities.

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**JOB OPPORTUNITY** The Michigan City Police Department is currently accepting applications for Full-Time Police Officer employment. MCPD will host both a written and a physical test on Saturday April 14, 2018. Please visit http://michigancitypolice.com/assets/applicationpdf.pdf for more information and to obtain an application. The deadline for applications to attend the testing on April 14th will be Friday, April 6th, 2018. If you have any questions please contact Sgt. Chris Yagelski at cyagelski@emichigancity.com

Awesome job by Lieutenant Irsa, leading a two day block of in-service training on ground fighting tactics. The application of techniques were well received by the officers.

**JOB OPPORTUNITY** The Winfield Police Department is still accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Starting salary will range between $32,000.00 and $35,000.00 depending on experience. A benefit package of vacation days, paid holidays, and insurance is also provided. Uniforms and equipment are furnished upon successful hiring. Applications may be picked up at the Winfield Town Hall located at 10645 Randolph St., Suite A, Winfield, IN, Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. Completed applications must be returned to the Winfield Town Hall. Applicants must be 21 years of age and have a High School Diploma or GED Equivalent. Applicants must be a US citizen of good moral character with no felony convictions, and possess a valid driver’s license. Indiana Law Enforcement Academy Certified Officers are preferred. Applicants considered for employment will make themselves available for oral interviews with the Town Council, and submit to a medical exam (including drug and alcohol screening) at the direction of the Town. The Town of Winfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Any questions regarding the position can be directed to the office of the Town Marshal at dball@winfield.in.gov.

**JOB OPPORTUNITY** The Merrillville Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Patrolman until March 21st, 2018 . Applications are available at 7820 Broadway Merrillville, IN. 46410 or online at www.merrillville.in.gov. Requirements: At least 21 years of age and less than 36. Possess a valid driver’s license High school diploma or GED equivalency US citizen or applied for citizenship No convictions for OWI or under the influence of drugs, No conviction for a felony or a Class A misdemeanor. Vision correctable to 20/20 Benefits: Starting salary of $ 54,000 Annual clothing allowance of $ 1,500 Residency benefit of $ 850 Specialty pay $ 500 Longevity pay of $ 100 for every year of service. Beginning at 5 years and continuing up to $ 3000 at 30 years. Full pay at the police academy 14 paid holidays Sick days- 72 hours per year 2 weeks vacation after 1 year of service 4 personal days Comprehensive insurance package (health, dental, life) Take home car Unlimited overtime

**JOB OPPORTUNITY** The Porter County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for Probationary Patrol Officer. Pre-Employment Applications may be picked up at the Porter County Sheriff’s Office Monday through Friday between 8:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M. Applications are also available on the Sheriff’s Office website: www.portercountysheriff.com. Pre-Employment Applications must be returned in person or by mail to the Sheriff’s Office by 4:00 PM on Friday March 16th, 2018. Questions can be directed to Sgt. Jamie Erow at 477-3102 or email at pio@porterco-ps.org. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR EMPLOYMENT AS A PORTER COUNTY POLICE OFFICER: 1) MUST BE A CITIZEN OF THE UNITED STATES 2) MUST BE A RESIDENT OF PORTER COUNTY; WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR OF APPOINTMENT 3) MUST BE AT LEAST TWENTY-ONE (21) YEARS OF AGE AT THE TIME OF APPOINTMENT 4) MUST HAVE A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR EQUIVALENT BY AN ACCREDITED SCHOOL 5) MUST POSSESS A VALID MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATOR’S LICENSE 6) MUST PASS STANDARDIZED WRITTEN INTELLIGENCE TESTS 7) MUST PASS A PHYSICAL ABILITY TEST 8) MUST PASS AN EXTENSIVE BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION 9) MUST PASS A POLYGRAPH AND/OR A VOICE STRESS EXAMINATION 10) MUST PASS AN ORAL INTERVIEW BEFORE THE SHERIFF’S MERIT BOARD 11) MUST PASS A DRUG SCREEN EXAMINATION 12) MUST PASS A MEDICAL EXAMINATION 13) MUST PASS A PSYCHOLOGICAL EXAMINATION

**JOB OPPORTUNITY** The Rensselaer Police Department is accepting applications for police officer. Benefits and Salary include: Yearly Health Savings Account contributions The city pays $110 per month towards Dental, Vision, Aflac and other insurance plans. Health insurance coverage for an individual is offered at $1 per year. Coverage for spouse, children and family is a higher rate. 12 hour shifts with 3 day weekends every other weekend (subject to manpower availability) 3rd class Patrolman starting annual pay $45,680.96 2nd class Patrolman (Academy graduate and field training completion) annual pay $48,617.66 $1200 yearly clothing allowance after 1st year 3, 6, 10, 15 and 20 year longevity pay increases Take home squad cars (restrictions apply) 2 weeks vacations after one year, up to 5 weeks at 25 years 13 holidays, 8 sick days and 4 personal days a year Overtime opportunities, including OWI patrols and Operation Pullover New officers must be younger than 36 years old at the time of appointment New Police Station coming in 2018 Applications can be downloaded at www.cityofrensselaerin.com and must be received by the police department by the close of business on Friday February 16th 2018. They can either be delivered to the Police Department at 122 S. Van Rensselaer Street or mailed to PO Box 280 Rensselaer, In 47978

Lowell Police Department Seeking Reserve Officer Applicants The Lowell Police Department is seeking applicants for Reserve Police Officer positions. Eligible candidates must be at least 21 years of age, be a US citizen, have a valid Indiana driver’s license, have no felony convictions, be of good moral character and have a high school diploma or equivalent. Applicants must be able to pass a physical fitness evaluation, written test and extensive background investigation. The deadline for turning in applications is Friday, February 23, 2018 at 4:00 PM. Applications are available at the Lowell Police Department, 1333 East Commercial Avenue, Lowell, IN, 46356. Applications must be picked up and turned in during the business hours of operation: Mondays 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Wednesdays 1:00 PM to 9:00 PM Fridays 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Those with questions should contact Police Chief Erik Matson at ematson@696cops.com or (219) 696-0411.

Good job, Officer Mayer!

Thoughts and prayers are with the Munster Police Department and Officer Pacheco's family during this difficult time.