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Accepting online applications for the

20th Recruit Class starting October 1, 2018




Thank you for your interest in the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.  The IMPD is in need of good men and women dedicated to serving the citizens of Indianapolis.  Are you that young man or woman who displays courage, character, commitment, compassion, and excels in communication? If you are, please answer the call to service by preparing yourself to enter into a very competitive hiring process. You will need to focus your efforts to prepare mentally, physically, and emotionally for the hiring process, academy, and ultimately a career in law enforcement.

Applicants must complete their applications between October 1, 2018 and March 18, 2019 to be eligible for the next available hiring process. Once you have completed your application and survey, you will receive a confirmation email.  Please check your spam folders as some email providers automatically send our Neogov emails to spam.

Current officers with a State Law Enforcement Certification from any state and still between the ages of 21-35 are eligible to be considered for our Abbreviated Academy.  All applicants must still participate in the full hiring process. Out of state applicants with no prior law enforcement training along with out of state applicants with law enforcement certifications must be willing to travel for each testing component.  There are no special arrangements made for out of state applicants at this time.

For the latest information regarding the IMPD and the hiring process please follow our social media outlets. We can be found at @IMPD_News on Twitter and IMPDNews on Facebook. 

Tentative 2018 Process Schedule

19th Recruit Class

Open Applications May 23, 2018
Closed Applications August 19, 2018
​​Physical Ability Test/​​Written Exam  ​August 22-25, 2018
Structured Oral Assessment
October 22-26, 2018
Background Phase
Merit Board ​Conditional Offer of Employment ​December 3, 2018

Polygraph Phase ​January 2,  2019
Candidate Community Forum TBD
Candidate Day of Service TBD 
​Interim Physical Ability Test April 2019
​Merit Board    May 6, 2019
Academy Start   June 17, 2019

 18th Recruit Class Applicants (December 2018 Academy start date):

The IMPD has selected applicants to move on to the background phase of the 18th IMPD Recruit Class hiring process.  Congratulations to those of you who have received conditional offers of employment!  Please keep in mind that your placement in the 18th Recruit Class is contingent upon you successfully completing the following:

•             Polygraph Examination

•             Background Investigation

•             Medical Examination

•             Psychological Evaluation

•             Physical Fitness Entrance Standards

•             Approval by the Civilian Police Merit Board

•             Approval by the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department Pension  ​                    Board

•             Approval by the Public Employee’s Retirement Fund (PERF).

•             Approval by the Indiana Law Enforcement Training Board.

•             Pending the availability of open funded position.

During the background phase it is important to improve your overall fitness capacity. You should now focus your efforts on obtaining the IMPD Spartan Standards.

Spartan Standard:

20 inch vertical

45 sit-ups in under a minute

45 pushups

55 second 300 meter sprint

12:00 minute  1.5 mile run

5 pull-ups

Keep working hard!!

Recruiting Unit

Recruiter- Lt. Ida Williams  Phone: (317) 796-9346   Email:

Recruiter- Off. Melony Moore Phone: (317) 473-8057 Email:                    

Recruiter- Off. Brycen Garner Phone (317) 327-5821 Email: ​​