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Posted on: September 16, 2022

Crown Point Police Department Accepting Applications

CPPD Hiring

CPPD Hiring 2022-Sept

The Crown Point Police Department is now accepting applications for police officers. Applications opened today, Friday, Sept. 16, and close at 3 p.m. CST Friday, Sept. 30. Interviews will be held in October. Applications can be found on the City of Crown Point website at


  • No law enforcement experience required 
  • Must be between 21 and 39 years of age
  • Must have a valid driver’s license 
  • Must have a high school diploma


  • Starting pay of $59,033.52
  • Eligible promotion 90 days after field training to $67,466.88
  • 12-hour shifts (2-month rotation from days to nights)
  • PERF retirement rate of $79,000
  • Take home vehicle with off-duty driving privileges 
  • $1,300 annual clothing allowance
  • Holiday pay — double time and a half
  • Medical insurance/city-paid life insurance


  • K-9
  • School Resource Officer (SRO) Program
  • Motorcycle Division
  • Bicycle Division
  • SWAT (Northwest Regional SWAT)
  • South County Crash and Reconstruction Team
  • Drone Team
  • Honor Guard (coming in 2023)

A current résumé should be attached to the application. Applicants should direct all questions to Assistant Chief Jim Janda at

Apply today by clicking here!

Apply here
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