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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to Conduct Community Interviews 

Wednesday, April 17, 2024

The City of Goshen strives to take the best care for residents and to ensure our drinking water meets all U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) safety requirements.  As part of this process, the EPA will conduct community interviews in Goshen... more

2024 Spring brush pick-up begins April 22

Monday, April 15, 2024

The City of Goshen Street Department will begin the Spring brush pick-up on Monday, April 22, and will run until Friday, May 3, 2024. Please have any yard brush and leaves out before the start date to ensure pick-up. Leaf and brush piles placed in alleyways will not be picked up. Because of the large... more

Beautify Goshen Week 2024

Tuesday, April 9, 2024

In conjunction with the Goshen Chamber of Commerce’s “Beautify Goshen” Week, the Goshen Street Department will offer additional disposal services from Saturday, April 27, to Saturday, May 4, to assist city residents in their “Beautify Goshen” tasks. This free service is only available during this... more

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RESCHEDULE: Board of Aviation Commissioners

Monday, April 22, 2024, 2:00pm

City Council

Monday, April 22, 2024, 6:00pm

To view a live stream of this meeting, go to or call +1 305 224 1968, Webinar ID: 816 5277 7559. Comments are no longer taken online.

Shade Tree Board

Monday, April 22, 2024, 7:00pm

This meeting is in-person only.

GPD Careers

Serve, Protect, Thrive – Become a Police Officer Today!

Join a team that strives for professional excellence to deliver quality service to our residents. This response is performed by our greatest assets, the men and women who dedicate themselves every day to this honorable profession.


2024 or Lateral     -   $68,045 base pay

2025 or Lateral     -   $70,086 base pay

2026 or Lateral     -   $72,149 base pay

Laterals will also be granted an $8000 sign-on bonus spread over a five-year period.

Probationary year:         

2024 - $60,045

2025 - $62,890 

2026 - $65,482 


9-hour shifts with 5 days off every two weeks. 


  •  Family Health, Dental, Eye Insurance   
  •  1977 Police and Fire Pension   
  •  Holiday, Longevity, Wellness Pay
  •  Specialty, On-call, and Shift Differential Pay   
  •  Clothing Allowance
  •  Overtime options 
  •  Tuition reimbursement
  •  Assigned take-home vehicle
  •  Time Coming    
  •  Funeral leave
  •  Trade time
  •  Sick, Vacation, and Personal time 

Learn more about the Indiana Physical Requirements

ILEA: Physical Fitness Standards.



Get Started

Step One

Download the application PDF and fill it out on your computer. Use a program like Adobe Reader to fill out the PDF and save it (your browser's PDF viewer may not allow information to be saved). If you are employed as a police officer elsewhere, please also provide your training records or personnel file. 


Step Two

Use the form below to upload your completed application PDF along with any supporting documents. IMPORTANT: Remember to save your changes on the application before uploading it. If a form requires notarization, please scan and return it. 


Each applicant is required to be a citizen of the United States (for full-time consideration), at least 21 years of age, and less than 40 years of age. To have a High School diploma or a G.E.D. Must have a valid driver’s license, and have never been convicted of a Felony. Must not have been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence under 18 U.S.C. Sec. 922 (g), and not have been convicted of a criminal misdemeanor in the last three years, as well as not used any illegal drugs in the past three years. 

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You may also submit your application in person, at Goshen Police Station 111 E. Jefferson St. Goshen, IN 46528 574-533-8661
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