Sheriff’s department seeks applicants for patrol deputy

sheriffThe LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for the position of merit patrol deputy. The starting salary for a patrol deputy is $40,750. LaPorte County offers employees an insurance package with eye and dental coverage available. Police officer certification through Indiana Law Enforcement will be provided to the successful candidate.

Applicants will be required to successfully complete the following:

— Physical fitness test (standards are taken from the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy exit standards)

— Written test

— Voice stress analysis

— Background investigation

— Merit board interview

— Psychological exam

Applications may be picked up at the front desk of the sheriff’s office in the LaPorte County Complex, or may be downloaded at Completed applications must be turned in no later than Sept. 25 at 2 p.m. Applications may be mailed to Major Jim Sosinski, 809 State St., LaPorte, IN 46350 or emailed to

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