Greenfield - Police Officer, Entry Level and Lateral

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Job Overview

Department Greenfield Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitlePolice Officer, Entry Level and Lateral
Salary$61,815 to $67,910
Registration Fee$35.00
Location Greenfield, IN

Job Announcement

Greenfield Police Department, IN Public Safety JobsGREENFIELD (IN) POLICE DEPARTMENT




Greenfield Police Department will be accepting Applications from January 16, 2023 through March 5, 2023. The Physical Agility and Written Test will be held on Saturday, April 29, 2023 at 0800; all applicants will be contacted via email with additional information.

This is an open hiring process and Laterals are encouraged to apply.  Lateral candidates (ILEA or equivalent certification) will not complete the formal written test or structured interview. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Must be US Citizen
  2. Must be at least 21 years of age, but not older than 39 at the time of appointment
  3. High School Diploma or GED
  4. Must have a valid Indiana Driver's License
  5. No felony convictions
  6. Must be able to possess firearms
  7. Must be able to pass the following:
  8. Indiana Law Enforcement Agency Physical Agility Exit Standards (
  1. Written Exam
  2. Oral Interview
  3. Voice Stress Analysis or Polygraph Test
  4. Background Check
  5. PERF Medical/Psychological exam.


  1. Physical Agility and Written Test (Saturday, April 29, 2023 at 0800hrs.  Location TBD)
  2. Oral interview (to be conducted the week of May 14, 2023)
  3. Background check
  4. Voice Stress Analysis
  5. PERF medical/psychological exam clearance
  6. Field Training Program
  7. Successfully graduate from the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy within 1 year of being hired


  • Probationary: $61,815.98
  • Lateral Hires: Up to $67,910.38

$3,000 Max Longevity Yearly ($150/year of service)


Incumbent serves as Patrol Officer for the Greenfield Police Department, responsible for enforcing federal, state, and local laws. Serving and protecting individuals, their rights, and property.  Building stronger community relationships daily.


  • Vacation (up to 120 Hours per year), Personal Time (80 Hours per year), Floating Holidays
  • 1977 PERF (Retirement Pension)
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • 22 Mile Radius Take Home Car Policy
  • On Duty Work Out Time
  • Stand By Pay for Specialties 
  • Body Worn Camera Technology by Utility
  • 457b retirement account matched at 4.5%
  • Visible tattoo's (restriction apply) and facial hair allowed


Population of Greenfield is 24,000+, we are currently hiring 1 officer and creating a candidate list. We respond to around 25,000 calls a year. The city has a lot of new growth with several trails and parks.


Minimum passing score for the Written exam is 70%. Must pass the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy Physical Agility exit standards (


  • Supervisor Positions
  • Instructor
  • Field Training Officer
  • Detective
  • Evidence Technician
  • K9 Handler
  • SWAT Team Member
  • School Resource Officer
  • Bike Patrol
  • Crash Reconstruction
  • Hostage Negotiator 
  • Drone Pilot
  • Honor Guard

Any questions can be directed to Deputy Chief Chuck McMichael at: (317) 325-1202 or at

The Greenfield, Indiana Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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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.

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