Shelbyville - Police Officer (Current ILEA Tier 1 Graduate)

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Job Overview

Department Shelbyville Police Department
Job TitlePolice Officer (Current ILEA Tier 1 Graduate)
Salary$52,398.13 to $75,977.29 (2023)
Registration FeeNon-Residents: $35.00
Indiana Residents: $0.00
Location Shelbyville, IN

Job Announcement

The Shelbyville Police Department is a CALEA and ILEAC accredited law enforcement agency 

To learn more, click here: Recruitment Video

City of Shelbyville Indiana – ILEA Tier 1 Certified Police Officers

This process is for applicants who are currently certified by the Indiana law Enforcement Training Board as a Police Officer.

The Shelbyville Police Department is currently accepting applications for entry level police officers. The City of Shelbyville, Indiana is an equal opportunity employer.   Those not immediately extended a conditional offer of employment will be placed on a list to fill future openings. 

  • Starting Probation Officer pay $52,398.13.
  • Starting pay after probationary year $55,018.04
    • Take Home Car with off-duty usage within 50 mile radius of city center. 
  • Equipment and Uniforms Provided
  • $800.00 Yearly Clothing Allowance 
  • 12 hour shifts with every other weekend off.
  • Specialty Opportunities: SWAT, K9, Negotiators, Field Training Officers, Instructors
  • P.E.R.F. Public Safety Pension Plan
  • Health/Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Paid holidays, personal days, vacation days and benefits
  • 10 year pay matrix

* Represents 2023 contract. Negotiations currently taking place for 2024 salary structure. 


Application and Hiring Process

Applications must be received by 11:59 pm on April 27, 2023. Any late applications will not be accepted.  

Applicants will be scheduled for a written test and a physical agility test which will be held on the same date. 

Applicants passing the written and agility tests will be scheduled to interview with the Shelbyville Police Department Hiring Board.

Applicants selected will be extended a conditional offer of employment or placed on a list in order by scores.

Applications will be subject to a thorough background investigation. Any applicant who does not meet Shelbyville Police Department standards will be removed from the process.

Appointment is subject to a medical/psychological exam and acceptance by the Indiana Public Safety Retirement Fund (INPRS), Completion of the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy Basic Course and a field training program within the first year of employment.




Be a citizen of the United States.

  • Be a high school graduate or equivalent.
  • Be at least 21 years of age, but not yet 40 years of age at time of appointment for sworn officer positions if not currently enrolled in 1977 Indiana PERF Retirement system. Military Veterans with at least 20 years of service in the Armed Forces may become a member of the 1977 Indiana PERF Retirement system if under 40 years and 6 months of age.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Have the legal ability to possess a firearm.
  • Not been convicted of a felony.
  • Satisfy any and all other requirements imposed by state and federal law.
  • Must comply with all Shelbyville Police Department hiring standards, academic standards, and the Indiana Law

Enforcement Training Board physical fitness entry standards:

Indiana Law Enforcement Academy Physical Fitness Standards (Exit Standards):

Vertical Jump - at least 16 inches

Sit ups – at least 29 sit-ups in 1 minute 

Push-ups - at least 25 push-ups (no time limit) 

300-meter run in 71 seconds or less 

1.5 mile run in 16 minutes and 28 seconds or less  

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Jobs close at 11:59 PM (Eastern) on the deadline date specified, or when the position capacity has been met, or unless otherwise specified in the announcement. If the deadline date is not specified in the announcement, the agency has sole discretion on setting the deadline and jobs may close without notice. It is the applicant's responsibility to thoroughly read and understand the deadline requirements and capacity limits as outlined by the agency.

Applicants are responsible for checking their email and logging into their PoliceApp, PublicSafetyApp, FireFighterApp or EmployementApp account to monitor for emails, scheduling and process updates.

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