US Indiana Chin Palik Bawi Hmasabik Peter Lian Lawmhpi cio u sih.

US Laipa Peter Kim cu Chinmi lakah Indianapolis Palik Bawi Hmasabik a si.

Lawmhpi cio hna u sih. US i a ummi Chin tlangval Peter Kim nih Indianapolis khuapi Palik bawi a si kho ve cang tiah Chin Community of Indiana nih cun a langhter. Hi kan laipa hi US Indianapolis khuapi palik Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD)  ah a luh khawh hi a si. Chinmi zong kan thangcho chin lengmang.

Hi bantuk in Chin mi min thattertu hna hi kan cawisan awk hrim a si. Indianapolis i a ummi chinmi caah zong ah thil tha tak tak a si.


IMPD cadet officer si ding ah thiamnak zong sangpi ngeih a hauh pin ah crime record  tibantuk zong a ngeilomi si a hau. Anih hi Chinmi lakah IMPD cadet officer hmasabik a si tiah Chin Community of Indiana nih a langhter.

Mirang ca i IMPD cadet kong aa tialnak hi van rel ve tuah.

The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) is committed to excellence in law enforcement and is dedicated to the people, traditions and diversity of our City. In order to reduce crime, reduce the fear of crime and enhance quality of life, the department is committed to providing professional service with integrity and a focus on community policing. The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department operates six service districts under the Patrol Division, an Investigations Division, an Administration Division and the Training Academy.

The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) Cadet program is a partnership with the Indy Public Safety Foundation and the Indianapolis Foundation, a CICF Affiliate. The IMPD Cadet program is designed to provide a service for the City of Indianapolis, the police department and the community it serves.

An IMPD Cadet is considered a future leader in the community. The goals of the IMPD Cadet program are to expose young men and women to the various aspects of police work in order to prepare them for a career in law enforcement. The IMPD Cadet program helps to provide quality candidates for all law enforcement related positions.

A structured program has been established to teach and promote the duties and responsibilities entrusted to an IMPD Cadet. Additionally, the expectations of an IMPD Cadet are high morals, academic excellence, sound judgment, and an active contribution to his or her community.

These positions are excluded by the City Charter Section 10.104.18 from the competitive civil service examination process. Exempt employees are considered “at-will” and serve at the discretion of the appointing officer.

  • Position Responsibilities
  • General Position Description:
  • IMPD Cadets hired by the City of Indianapolis are part-time seasonal employees and directly supervised by an IMPD sworn member or civilian in one of the following areas:
  • • Public Safety Officer (PSO)
  • • Public Assistance Officer (PAO)
  • • Rotations throughout the IMPD to include; Administration, Investigations, Homeland Security, Media Relations, etc.
  • Work Hours and Compensation:
  • • IMPD Cadets will work 20 hours per week with some flexibility in work schedule and location
  • • Cadets are considered part-time employees for the City of Indianapolis and are not entitled to benefits
  • • IMPD Cadets will be compensated at an hourly rate of $10 per hour
  • Cadet Classes and Training (including but not limited to):
  • • Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Training
  • • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Training
  • • Evidence Collection
  • • Emergency Vehicle Operation Course (EVOC) Training
  • • Defensive Tactics
  • • Physical Exercise and Physical Fitness evaluations
  • • Leadership
  • • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
  • Skills and Abilities :
  • • Communicate orally with people of diverse education, social and ethnic backgrounds
  • • Work courteously with the general public on the telephone and in person
  • • Understand and carry out oral and written directions
  • • Walk and/or stand for long periods of time
  • • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
  • • Utilize critical thinking skills to evaluate and address problems.


  • Minimum Qualifications:
  • Education:
  • 1. Possess a high school diploma, GED, or equivalency
  • 2. Currently enrolled, accepted or willing to pursue acceptance to a 4-year accredited college or university, a 2-year accredited college or a vocational/apprenticeship training program
  • 3. Maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA
  • License or Certificate:
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • Age:
  • Candidates may apply at 17 years of age (and up to 21) but will not be hired until 18 years of age
  • Citizenship:
  • U.S. citizenship or permanent residency at the time of hire
  • Criminal History:
  • No felony convictions
  • No conviction of offenses involving domestic violence
  • No conviction of any misdemeanors that carries a penalty of prohibiting ownership, possession or
  • control of a firearm
  • No restriction from employment with the City and County of Indianapolis/Marion County.

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