Any person applying for the Law Enforcement position should download both files, applications, and hiring processes.

Once complete you can email your application to bwwhite@seymour.in.gov

Application Procedure

Applications for the position of Sworn Officer are accepted continually throughout the year. If you are interested in applying, you may obtain an application from the police department at the above address or download it from this site.  Applications are held on file for one year.  The application must then be renewed by the applicant. Applications must be returned to the Seymour Police  Department.

Minimum Qualifications 

Citizen of the United States.

Minimum age of twenty-one (21).

High School graduate or equivalent.

• No felony arrest or convictions.

Maintain local phone service.

During the hiring process, you must immediately notify the department of any changes of your name, address,  and/or telephone number as they occur by mail or an updated application. Failure to do so could result in a significant delay in your receipt of screening process notifications and may also result in your removal from the process. You may print out a .pdf or .doc version of the application above and mail it to the address at the top of the form.

Copies of the following documents MUST be included with your application.

Birth Certificate.

High School Diploma or Equivalent.

• Military Discharge – DD214 (if applicable).

If chosen to participate in a hiring process, the applicant must successfully complete the below-listed phases for consideration of hiring:

1.  Physical Agility Test:

  • Run
  • Push-ups
  • Sit-ups
  • Stationary Jump

2.  Written Exam

3.  Interview Process

4.  Public Employee Retirement Fund Physical and Psychological Exam

5.  Voice Stress Analysis Test

6.  Background Check

The Seymour Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer