The Valparaiso Police Department is accepting applications for Probationary Police Officer. Applications are available at the Valparaiso Police Department, 355 Washington St., or at the department website, The applications may be completed on-line, mailed back to the department or returned in person. The minimum requirements to be considered for this opportunity are that the applicant must: be 21 years of age or older, hold a high school degree or GED, be a United States Citizen, possess a valid driver’s license and have no prior felony convictions.
For more information about employment as a Valparaiso Police Officer, including a job description, log onto the Recruitment section of their website. A lateral transfer program (salary) is also available to qualified applicants; however, testing is mandatory for employment consideration.
All applications must be returned no later than 4:00 p.m. on July 19th, to be considered for the scheduled agility/written tests. The current testing options are August 5th and August 8th at 6:00 p.m., as well as August 10th at 8:00 a.m. All testing will take place at the Valparaiso Police Department.