Careers and Eligibility


Applicants shall be

  • A United States citizen
  • At least 21 years of age at the time of employment
  • Possess a valid Indiana driver’s license
  • A high school graduate or equivalent
  • No felony convictions
  • No domestic violence convictions

Police Officer duties include but are not limited to the following

  • Enforcing traffic and parking laws.
  • Participating in community policing activities.
  • Participating in mandatory and elective training including firearms and defensive tactics.
  • Patrolling their districts, responding to calls for service, conducting preliminary investigations, investigating traffic-related incidents, writing reports, pursuing and detaining suspects and making arrests.
  • Preparing for and attending court appearances.
  • Working with other department units as well as other local, state and federal entities.

Pittsboro Police Department offers a variety of ways to serve including

  • Specialty Accident Investigations
  • K-9 Handler
  • Community Relations/Public appearances
  • Criminal Investigations
  • Hostage Negotiations
  • Narcotics Unit
  • Patrol
  • Recruiting
  • S.W.A.T
  • Traffic Unit


The Pittsboro Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the age, sex, national origin, religion, race, handicap, disability, or other protected groups under federal, state, or local laws.