Richmond Police Officer

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Submission Deadline

April 17, 2023

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The Richmond Indiana Police Department is opening the hiring process for the position of full-time Police Officer. RPD strives to hire the best and brightest candidates that effectively represent Richmond as a whole community. We seek only candidates who are committed to upholding the highest standards of professional and ethical policing for which the Richmond Police Department is known.

Salary Range: $50,315-$55,906.39 per year

Application deadline for next testing date is Monday, April 17th, 2023.  

Testing Date: TBD

$5,000 Sign-on bonus for Indiana Tier 1 certified officer (or out of state equivalent) PLUS up to 5 years longevity pay!

Each vetted and qualified candidate must then take an aptitude test.

Basic requirements to become a Richmond Police Officer:

• Applicants must be a US Citizen and must be between the ages of 21 and 39 years of age.

• Applicants must be a High School Graduate (GED) at the time of hire.

• Applicants must have never been convicted of a felony or domestic violence.

• Applicants must pass a written exam, oral interview, physical agility test, background investigation, and CVSA (voice stress) test.

• Applicants must possess a valid Operator Driver’s license at the time of hire.

Applications may be picked up/returned to the Richmond Police Department in person or by mail. All applications must be returned with copies of the required documentation listed within the application.  Applications must be notarized. Click 'View Application" on the left to download a fillable online application.

Call or email Major Jon Bales 765-983-7255 or with questions about the hiring process.

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