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Minimum Qualifications

The Greensburg Police Department has a competitive hiring process and is always looking for qualified men and women to serve as sworn police officers. Interested candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • Shall possess a valid Indiana driver’s license (or obtain one within 60 days of becoming an Indiana resident) and have no more than eight active points
  • Shall be a U.S citizen
  • Shall be at least 21 years of age and not have reached 40 years old of age by date of appointment.
  • Shall be drug-free and have no convictions for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs
  • Shall not have a conviction for operating a vehicle while intoxicated or with a blood alcohol content of.08% or above
  • Shall have no felony convictions
  • Shall have no convictions of any Class A misdemeanor
  • Shall have no convictions for selected Class B misdemeanors.
  • The Chief of Police will make the final decision regarding disqualification in this area.
  • Shall not have been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence
  • Shall not have been dishonorably discharged from the military
  • Shall be a high school graduate or possess a GED certificate
  • Shall not have used an illegal drug in the last three years
  • Shall meet or exceed Indiana Law Enforcement Physical Fitness Exit Standards:
    • 29 sit-ups in 1 Minute
    • 25 pushups (untimed)
    • At least a 16-inch vertical jump
    • 1.5 mile run in 16 minutes 28 seconds
    • 300 meter run in 71 seconds

Salary and Benefits

$51,629 Probationary Pay
$52,629 1st Class Patrolman

  • Uniforms provided
  • Yearly Clothing Allowance
  • Equipment provided
  • Surrounding County Take Home Car Program
  • Overtime/Compensation Time
  • Wellness Program Stipend
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Long term disability
  • 1977 Police Officers and Firefighters Retirement Fund
  • Paid vacation
  • Competitive Pay
  • Longevity Pay – 1% a year/max out at 20%
  • Ongoing training
  • Advancement Opportunities
  • Specialized units

Selection Process

The selection process that all applicants must go through to become a Greensburg Police Officer consists of a variety of tests, assessments, and investigations that assist the department in employing those applicants best suited for police work.

The process utilized by the Greensburg Police Department includes:

  1. Online Pre-Application
  2. Physical Fitness Assessment
  3. Entry Level Written Examination
  4. Full Application  
  5. Background Investigation
  6. Officer Ride Along
  7. Oral Interview
  8. Chief’s Interview
  9. Board of Works Interview
  10. Conditional Offer of Employment
  11. Psychological Examination
  12. Medical Examination
  13. Local Pension Board Approval
  14. State PERF Acceptance
  15. Chief’s Final Review
  16. Employment Offer-One year probation
  17. Successful Completion of the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy
  18.  Successful Completion of the Field Training and Evaluation Process

*Applicants must pass each individual step in the hiring process to be eligible to advance to the next step.

Sergeant Joe Radcliff 812-663-3131