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Selection Process
The selection process that all applicants must go through to become a Fishers Police Officer consists of a variety of tests, assessments, and investigations that assist the department in employing those applicants best suited for police work. This process can take anywhere from 9-12 months from the date of initial on-line application.

The process utilized by the Fishers Police Department includes:

Step 1 - On-Line Application
Step 2 -  Physical Fitness Testing
Step 3 - Entry Level Written Examination
Step 4 - Oral Interview
Step 5 - Personal History Statement
Step 6 - Pre-Background Interview
Step 7 - Command Staff Review
Step 8 - Background Investigation
Step 9 - Command Staff Review
Step 10 - Executive Command Staff Interview
Step 11 - Conditional Offer of Employment
Step 12 - Polygraph
Step 13 - Psychological Examination
Step 14 - Medical Examination
Step 15 - Local Pension Board Approval
Step 16 - State PERF Acceptance
Step 17 - Chief’s Final Review
Step 18 - Employment Offer-One year probation
Step 19 - Successful Completion of the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy
Step 20 - Successful Completion of the Field Training & Evaluation Process

*Applicants must pass each individual step in the hiring process to be eligible to advance to the next step.