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The Porter County Sheriff's Office is currently accepting
applications for the position of Probationary Police Office.



Minimum Eligibility Job Requirements:

1. Must be at least 21 years of age at time of appointment
2. United States citizen
3. Must possess a high school diploma or GED from an accredited school
4. Must possess a valid Indiana driver’s license (or obtain one within 60 days of establishing residency)
5. No felony convictions
6. No misdemeanor conviction of domestic violence
7. Must become a resident of Porter County within one (1) year of appointment


♦ Life insurance
♦ Wellness program
♦ In-house fitness room with Men’s and Women’s locker rooms (available 24 hours/day)
♦ Paid vacation
♦ Paid holidays
♦ Full pension at age 50 with 20 years of service (Officer pays 3% of salary)
♦ Deferred compensation plan available (Hoosier START 457 Plan)
♦ Take-home car program (after completion of academy & field training)
♦ Individual in-car laptop computers
♦ Quartermaster system – all clothing & equipment furnished by department
♦ Life Insurance through Porter County Government and Indiana Sheriff’s Association


If interested complete the Sheriff Application.   

Applications may be hand delivered or mailed to the Sheriff's Office, Attn: Cpl. Ben McFalls

Equal Opportunity Employer

Porter County Sheriff's Office

2755 State Road 49,

Valparaiso IN 46383

Sheriff's Office Hours of Operation:

Administration Office Hours

Monday through Friday 8am to 3pm

Sheriff's Office 219.477.3000

Jail Division 219.477.3050

Jail Hours of Operation:

Administration Office Hours

Monday thru Friday 7am to 3pm

Jail Master Control 24/7

With the exception of the hours:

11:30 am to 12:30 pm and 5:30pm to 6:30 pm

Civil Bureau 219.477.3155

Detective Bureau 219.477.3130

Records 219.477.3080

Sheriff David Reynolds  Porter County Sheriff's Office  Chief Timothy Manteuffel