Michigan City Police Department seeking to fill new officer positions

The Michigan City Police Department announced that it is currently accepting applications for full-time police officers.

MCPD will host a written test and a physical agility test at the police department, 1201 E. Michigan Blvd., at 9 am. Saturday, Nov.14. Doors will open at 8 a.m. Applications may be picked up at the Michigan City Police Department or downloaded from following link: https://www.emichigancity.com/160/Police.

The deadline to turn in applications will be 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6. Applications can be dropped off or mailed to the Michigan City Police Civil Service Commission, 1201 E. Michigan Blvd., Michigan City, Ind. 46360.

Applicants must be between 21 and 35 years of age by date of appointment, possess a high school diploma or GED, have a valid and unrestricted driver’s license and be a United States citizen. In addition, applicants must possess a good driving record, have no felony or misdemeanor battery convictions. Applicants shall be subject to written and physical ability testing, along with a thorough background check, including a personal character check.

Starting base pay for probationary officers is $43,343.89. After completing one year of service, an officer becomes a first-class patrolman and the base pay increases to $46,753.19. Benefits include longevity pay, specialty pay, healthcare program including dental and vision, take home car program, retirement plan, paid vacations, personal days and more.

The Michigan City Police Department is a very diverse department with many opportunities for placement into special divisions and specialties to increase an officer’s base salary.

Masks/face coverings are required, and all CDC COVID-19 guidelines will be followed. All previous applications that have been submitted in 2020 will be honored and those applicants should attend.

Any questions can be directed to Sgt. Cisco Rodriguez at (219) 874-3221 Ext. 1062 or at frodriguez@emichigancity.com.

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