Why Join FPD?
The Fishers Police Department is committed to being responsive to the community in the delivery of quality service and to the profession by continuously seeking excellence.
The department recognizes its responsibility to maintain order, while affording dignity and respect to every individual. The department’s objective is to improve the quality of life through a community partnership, which promotes safe, secure neighborhoods, and the department strives to make Fishers a community where all people live safely without fear.
The values of the Fishers Police Department revolve around people, leadership, service and performance.
FPD Recruiting Staff
Sergeant Angela Ellison
Sergeant Angela Ellison supervises the recruitment and hiring along with community outreach and engagement functions of the Fishers Police Department. Sgt. Ellison is the primary public information officer and liaison between the PD and all media outlets. Sgt. Ellison is on call year-round to aid on scene or help the media as needed.
Officer Brad Myers
Officer Brad Myers is the primary Recruiter for the Fishers Police Department. He manages every phase of the hiring process. Officer Myers also assists in the community outreach and engagement function of the police department.
About the Fishers Police Department
The Fishers Police Department has over 127 sworn officers, whose primary purpose is to serve and protect the city of over 104,000 people. The police department is comprised of three divisions: Patrol, Criminal Investigations and Support. New recruits will initially be assigned to the Patrol Division.
A patrol officer is responsible for enforcing laws and ordinances to protect the life and property of the citizens of Fishers.
A police officer candidate receives comprehensive training through a recruit training program at the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy. Upon graduation from the academy, the police officer candidate will be advanced to the Field Training Program.
Responsibilities may include patrolling a designated area in the city, resolving problems within the community, directing traffic and enforcing laws and ordinances, A police officer is also required to conduct preliminary investigations at the scene of a crime, administer first aid, gather evidence, obtain witness statements, make arrests, and testify in court.
As a Fishers Police Officer, you will grow professionally and personally as you advance your career in a rewarding community policing environment. As a patrol officer, you will be eligible to apply for assignments in your choice of specialized units:
- Criminal Investigations (Detective)
- Hostage Negotiation
- Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force
- Emergency Response Team (ERT)
- Traffic Enforcement Unit
- Undercover Narcotics
- Crash Reconstruction
- School Resource Officer
- Dive Team
- Bike Patrol
- Honor Guard
- Boat Patrol
- Drone Operator
- Peer Support Team
- Evidence Technician
- Crime Reduction Unit
- Field Training Officer
- Federal Task Force Partnerships