Lateral Police Officer

Departments: Auburn Police Department

The Auburn Police Department is now accepting applications for the position of Lateral Police Officer. Application requirements include:

  • 21 years of age
  • At least one year experience as a Law Enforcement Officer
  • U.S. citizenship
  • Valid Indiana driver’s license
  • Current Indiana Law Enforcement certification
  • Currently enrolled or eligible to enroll in 1977 Police Officers’ & Firefighters’ Pension and Disability Fund
  • No felony, drug or OWI convictions

Wage and Benefits

  • Starting Wage as Probationary Patrolman: $1,906.68/biweekly
  • After 12 Months 1st Class Patrolman: $2,016.92/biweekly
  • Health and life insurance
  • Paid vacation, personal, holiday, sick time, bereavement and overtime
  • Annual clothing allowance
  • Issued cell phone and laptop computer
  • Take-home patrol car based upon residency and/or specialty assignment
  • Perf 77 retirement
  • Shift bonus and specialty pay for some assignments
  • 3 shifts operating on a 5/2-5/3 8-hour shift schedule

Other Benefits

  • State-of-the-art training center
  • Outdoor firearms range
  • In-car computers
  • Spillman CAD / RMS
  • 800 Radio System
  • Operate under DeKalb County Central Communications
  • Emergency Response Teams
  • 3 – K-9 Teams
  • 2 – Detectives
  • Undercover Drug Operations


  • Interested candidates can submit their application to Applications can be downloaded from the button in the top right-hand corner of this page. Candidates may also complete an application in person at 210 E. Ninth Street, Auburn, IN 46706.
  • Deadline: Feb. 15, 2020
  • Questions?

EOE / Drug Free Workforce / E-VERIFY

The City of Auburn is an enrolled employer in the E-Verify Program verifying the work eligibility status of its new employees and will remain so until that program no longer exists.

Send your completed application to:

City of Auburn, Human Resources
P.O. Box 506
210 E. Ninth Street
Auburn, IN 46706

Unless specified in the individual job posting, please email

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