Cumberland Metropolitan - Police Officer

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Department Cumberland Metropolitan Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitlePolice Officer
Registration Fee$35.00
Location Cumberland, IN
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Cumberland Metropolitan Police Department

Hiring Police Officers!

The Town of Cumberland, Indiana is located in both Marion and Hancock Counties, the east side of Marion County and west side of Hancock County, and has approximately 7,000 residents with many more traveling through town each day. The Cumberland Metropolitan Police Department (CMPD) was founded in 1951 and is the law enforcement body for the Town of Cumberland, serving all citizens in both counties.

CMPD is now accepting applications for the position of Full-Time Police Officer for lateral and non-certified applicants! ALL ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY!

To apply, you must be at least 21 years old and less than 40 years old (per INPRS PERF Requirements), possess a high school diploma or GED, possess a valid driver’s license, and be a US Citizen. You must not have any felony, domestic violence, operating vehicle while intoxicated, or drug convictions and must not have been dishonorably discharged from military service.

Benefits Include:

  • Starting Probationary Salary 2022: $52,590.72 per year
  • Starting Probationary Salary beginning January 1, 2023: $56,543.76 per year
  • Patrolman Salary (After Probationary Year or Lateral Starting): $60,496.80 per year
  • Uniforms and Equipment Furnished by CMPD
  • Take-Home Vehicle Program with Off-Duty Uses (if residence is within 25 miles of Cumberland)
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Plans (PPO/HSA options)
  • Paid Overtime Opportunities and Compensatory Time Accrual (PTO/ATO)
  • INPRS (PERF) 1977 Police Officer’s Pension Program
  • Longevity Pay beginning after 3 years of service ($200.00 per year of service, no cap)
  • Body Worn and In Car Camera Technology
  • Visible Tattoos and Facial Hair Authorized (with some restrictions)
  • Load Baring Vests Option
  • Tactical Team (SWAT) Opportunity with Hancock County Joint Tactical Team
  • 80 Hours of Vacation after six months of employment
  • 11 to 13 Floating Holidays per year
  • Clothing/Uniform allowance $800.00 per year (After first year)
  • 8 Hours of Perfect Attendance every quarter
  • 12 Hour Shifts with alternating weekends off (2 on, 2 off, 3 on, 2 off, 2 on, 3 off)
  • ODE Opportunities after Probationary Year
  • Abundant Training Opportunities
  • Growing Town and Police Department
  • Abbreviated FTO Program for LATERAL Transfers

Applications will be accepted until all open positions are filled.
Please contact CMPD Recruiting at (317) 894-3525 or at if you have any further questions or need assistance.

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