City of La Porte PD now accepting applications

City of La Porte PD now accepting applications

The City of La Porte Police Department is looking for dedicated individuals to join their team, according to Chief Paul Brettin.

“Our police department continues to grow and evolve to meet the needs of the community we serve,” Brettin said. “That said, we are looking for more qualified and driven officers to join our team and help continue this momentum. This is an opportunity to take on a career where you can really make a difference, and we hope to see many applications in the coming weeks.”

Brettin said benefits include but are not limited to:

  • Competitive starting pay;
  • Lateral transfers accepted with negotiable pay;
  • Shift differential;
  • Take-home car;
  • No-cost WellPorte medical visits;
  • Up to 14 holidays payback;
  • Clothing allowance;
  • Fitness bonus; and
  • Specialty pay.

Applicants must be between the ages of 21 and 40 and must provide a copy of their birth certificate. The application can be found online at

For more information, those interested can contact the Police Department at 219-362-9446.