The Decatur Police Department is accepting applications for people interested in
becoming a full-time police officer.
of Police Leonard
Corral, Jr. said applicants must be at least 21 years old, but
not older than 36. Other stipulations: High school graduate
(or GED}, have a
valid Indiana driver's license, pass a thorough background investigation, never
been convicted of a felony
or a domestic violence offense,
complete an interview process, and be of good reputation and character.
Candidates must also pass
a written test
and a physical agility·test meeting
the minimum standards for entrance to the Indiana
Law Enforcement Academy.
Chief Corral said the hiring
is contingent on that person
successfully completing the
physical and psychological testing for acceptance to the Public Employee
Retirement Fund (PERF).
Police Department offers
PHP healthcare, Delta dental, PERF Police Pension plan, 13 paid yearly
Holiday days, paid vacation time, and a clothing allowance.
Applications may be picked up from 8:00am to 4:00pm from July 11, 2018 to August 1, 2018 at the police
department, 112 S. 7th Street.
Applications can also be printed off the departments website www.decaturinpolice.com.
Applications must be turned in no later than 4:00pm on August 6, 2018.