Shelbyville looking to hire more police officers

The Shelbyville Police Department is accepting applications for police officers.

The department currently has one job opening, but anticipates at least two more openings in the first half of 2017. Shelbyville officials say that the hiring process will be conducted “aggressively,” with conditional employment offers being extended in mid-November. They add that the target start date for the new officers will be this January.

Those interested in applying for these positions must have a high school diploma or GED, be at least 21-years-old and are required to hold a police officer certification recognized by the Indiana Law Enforcement Training Board prior to appointment.

The Shelbyville Police Department says that applications must be received, via, by Oct. 10. They add that the entry-level salary for these positions is $46,094 per year.