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 online application.
The process utilized by the Fishers Police Department includes:
Step 1 - Online 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 and Evaluation Process
*Applicants must pass each individual step in the hiring process to be eligible to advance to the next step.