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Selection Process
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.

Listed below is the process utilized by the Fishers Police Department

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.