Human Resources and Employment Opportunities

 

BROWNSBURG POLICE DEPARTMENT

 

 
 
Internship
 

The Brownsburg Police Department is committed to developing partnerships with area colleges and universities where both the students and the Brownsburg Police Department will benefit from the shared experiences of an intern program.
 
The objective of the Brownsburg Police Department Student Internship Program is to provide a positive learning environment for interested college students to experience the various aspects and responsibilities of municipal law enforcement.  The interns, while working on operational, administrative and support functions, will be provided an atmosphere for learning.  Coordination of the Internship Program will be administered through the Support Services Division of the Brownsburg Police Department.  

 

Interested students must complete an Internship Application to begin the process of acceptance.
 
Recruitment
 
The Brownsburg Police Department places a priority interest and is actively involved in the selection and placement of personnel utilizing a recruitment plan given necessity, applicant qualifications and budget constraints.  This department strives to meet or exceed State standards on officer qualifications for employment while maintaining an equal employment opportunity and discrimination-free environment.

 

A task as important as the recruitment and selection of law enforcement personnel should be approached from a positive viewpoint.  The Brownsburg Police Department, through the authority of the Town of Brownsburg government and administration, identifies and employs the best candidates available, not merely eliminates the least qualified.  The benefits of positive recruitment and selection policies are manifested in a lower rate of personnel turnover, fewer disciplinary problems, higher morale, better community relations and more efficient services. 

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

 

The Brownsburg Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer who supports the Americans with Disabilities Act, (ADA), and responds to reasonable requests for job accommodations and takes reasonable action to employ qualified individuals with disabilities. This agency is committed to making reasonable sustained, diligent efforts to identify and consider such individuals for employment and for possible advancement opportunities arising during employment.

 

Minimum Requirements - Police Officer

 

All persons seeking employment with the Brownsburg Police Department, as a law enforcement officer must:

 

  1. Be a United States citizen;
  2. Be a resident of Hendricks county or a contiguous county of Hendricks County, Indiana or become a resident within one (1) year of employment;
  3. Be at least twenty-one (21) years of age and comply with PERF age requirements.
  4. Possess a valid Indiana Driver's License;
  5. Have a high school diploma or GED, with official transcripts obtained.
  6. Successfully complete all required training as established by the Indiana Law Enforcement Training Board
  7. Never have been convicted of a felony or currently under indictment for any criminal offense;
  8. Never been convicted of any family violence offense;
  9. Not be prohibited by state or federal law from possessing firearms or ammunition;
  10. Be subject to a thorough background investigation and personal interviews by Brownsburg Police Department personnel;
  11. If served in the armed forces of any country, demonstrate stability, reliability, & integrity, by having an Honorable or General Discharge.  Acceptance of a General Discharge is dependent upon honorable circumstances and a letter of explanation must be attached to the application. 
  12. Have never had a commission or law enforcement officer license denied by final order or revoked;
  13. Not be currently on suspension, or have a voluntary surrender of a law enforcement license currently in effect;
  14. Demonstrate reading and comprehension skills in the English language through interviews and written testing;
  15. Demonstrate honesty and integrity, by successfully completing pre-employment background investigation, truth verification testing and drug testing;
  16. Demonstrate good general medical health as determined by a medical doctor, who is licensed by the Indiana State Board of Medical Examiners, and physical performance testing;
  17. Be declared in satisfactory psychological and emotional health by a psychologist, who is licensed by the Indiana State Board of Examiners of Psychologists; and
  18. Be fingerprinted and subjected a search of local, state, and national records and fingerprint files.
  19. Agree to and execute the Police Officer Training Agreement as directed by the Board of Police Commission wherein the new hire agrees to reimburse the department for training expenses incurred during their first thirty-six months of employment if separation were to occur within that timeframe and under circumstances where repayment would be applicable. 

 

Minimum Requirements - Civilian

 

All persons seeking employment with the Brownsburg Police Department, as a civilian, must:

  1. Be a United States citizen;
  2. Be at least eighteen (18) years of age
  3. Possess a valid Indiana Driver's License;
  4. Have a high school diploma or GED, with official transcripts obtained.
  5. Successfully complete all required training.
  6. Never have been convicted of a felony and not currently under indictment for any criminal offense;
  7. If served in the armed forces of any country, demonstrate stability, reliability, & integrity, by having an Honorable or General Discharge.   Acceptance of a General Discharge is dependent upon honorable circumstances and a letter of explanation must be attached to the application. 
  8. Demonstrate reading and comprehension skills in the English language through interviews and written testing;
  9. Be subject to and demonstrate honesty and integrity by successfully completing a pre-employment background investigation and drug test;
  10. Be fingerprinted and subjected a search of local, state, and national records and fingerprint files.

 

Reserve Officers

 

The selection criteria including the minimum requirements and standard disqualifiers are the same as that for full-time officers.  The process of selection may differ, but is comparable to and contains the same elements of the recruitment process for a full-time officer.  Reserve Officers for the Brownsburg Police Department are required to attend a formal academy. 
 

Sworn Officer Applicant Testing and Process Phases

 

Individuals applying for a position as a sworn officer of this department must be able to demonstrate physical, mental and interview skills.  In addition, individuals must successfully complete a thorough background investigation (including verification of qualifying credentials, criminal records, personal references and credit history), physical examination, psychological examination and truth-verification examination.  All phases of the process are administered, scored, evaluated, and interpreted in a uniform manner within the classification.  All selection process phases for a law enforcement officer are job-related and considered in accordance with requirements, responsibilities, duties and training academy requirements.  The testing types and phases of the sworn officer applicant process are outlined as follows:

 

1.    Completion of a Pre-Application Form and Application of Credential Credits

2.    Written Exam

3.    Physical Agility (Indiana Law Enforcement Academy EXIT Standards)

4.    Completion of Formal Application

5.    Oral Staff Interview

6.    Background Investigation
7.    Oral Executive Staff Interview

8.    Conditional Offer

9.    Medical and Psychological Examination

 

Civilian Applicant Testing and Process Phases

 

Individuals applying for a position as a civilian of this department must be able to demonstrate the ability to perform job-specific tasks, mental testing and interview skills.  In addition, individuals must successfully complete a thorough background investigation and physical examination.  All selection process phases for a civilian are job-related and considered in accordance with requirements, responsibilities and duties.  The testing types and phases of the civilian applicant process are outlined as follows: 

 

1.    Completion of Pre-Application Form and Application of Credential Credits

2.    Written Exam

3.    Applicable Task-Oriented Examination (i.e. computer skills, data manipulation)

4.    Oral Interview

5.    Background Investigation

6.    Conditional Offer

7.    Drug Screening

 

Uniformity of Selection Process

 

All elements of each selection process for all positions will be administered, scored, evaluated and interpreted in a uniform manner within the specific position classification.  Operational elements of the selection process shall be set forth and carried out identically for all candidates. 

 

Will and Pleasure

 

The employment of employees of the Brownsburg Police Department is for an indefinite term and continues at the pleasure of the Town of Brownsburg.   At any time, the Brownsburg Police Department or Town of Brownsburg may dismiss and discipline employees within the guidelines of departmental policy as determined by the Chief of Police or his designee.  Sworn personnel dismissal is subject to Indiana Code 36-8-3-4. 




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Brownsburg, IN 46112
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