HC Sheriff's Office Now Hiring Police Officers and Lateral Transfers

The Harrison County Sheriff's Department is beginning a hiring process for full-time police officers. Positions will be filled from a pool of new recruits and/or academy trained lateral transfers.

A written test must be taken by all new recruits. Lateral transfers are exempt from taking the written test.

For new recruits, visit and follow their step by step instructions to take the written test at one of their many testing locations. The Sellersburg Ivy Tech is currently creating test dates for local applicant's convenience.

Candidates must set up an account, visit the testing facility as scheduled, take the test and achieve a minimum score of 70% to continue in the hiring process.

Applications may be picked up in person at the Sheriff’s Department located at 1445 Gardner Ln. NW, Corydon, IN 47112 or by clicking on the link below.

Completed applications are due on or prior to the physical fitness assessment which has been scheduled to take place on Friday, February 22nd at 1:00 pm, at the Corydon YMCA located at 198 Jenkins Court NE, Corydon, IN 47112.

All applicants must be in excellent physical condition and be able to pass the ILEA physical fitness exit standards.

Applicants must be of good moral character and pass a comprehensive background check. A full listing of employment requirements are posted on the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department’s website (

The Harrison County Sheriff’s Department offers competitive pay, excellent health insurance benefits, a pension plan, and a take-home vehicle program for in-county and surrounding county officers. 

For further information or questions contact Sheriff Nick Smith at (812)972-2544.

The Harrison County Sheriff’s Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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