The Mission of every Member of the Dunkirk Police Department is to constantly provide superior levels of professional service to our Citizens and to constantly strive to seek and find, in an unrelenting, dedicated and committed fashion, the best ways and means to affirmatively promote, preserve and enhance the safety, security and overall quality of life within the City of Dunkirk.
From the Chief's Desk
As Chief of the Dunkirk Police Department, I firmly believe to achieve our Community Goals a Solid Foundation should exist between the Dunkirk Police Department and the Citizens of Dunkirk. I have dedicated myself in laying the Bricks of that Foundation to provide the Citizens of Dunkirk with Superior Levels of professional service while at the same time ensuring that your Police Department is transparent, accountable and efficient as possible. Maintaining an Open Door Policy, I invite any Citizen of the City of Dunkirk to contact me with your questions or concerns.
-Chief Dane A. Mumbower
Dunkirk Police The Dunkirk Police Department is accepting applications for Full Time Police Officer. Applicants must be between 21 and 35 years of age, possess a High School Diploma, or equivalent, a Valid Indiana Driver's License, able to legally carry a firearm, not have had any Misdemeanor or Felony Convictions and able to pass all requirements including Physical Agility Testing, Physical and Mental Testing and Indiana Law Enforcement Academy requirements.
2018 Rate of Pay is $33,363.00 a year with overtime possible. 1977 Police and Fire Pension; Insurance Benefit is $1.00 per year for Employee only coverage to include Medical, Prescription, Dental and Vision. $20,000.00 Life Insurance Policy and Short Term Disability Insurance. $1,000.00 per year clothing allowance. 48 hours personal time per year. 112 hours vacation at one year employment, 152 hours vacation at two years employment, 192 hours vacation at ten years employment and 232 hours vacation at 20 years employment.
ILEA Certified Officers participating in the 1977 Police and Fire Pension are encouraged to Apply as a Lateral Transfer.
Applications may be obtained by visiting the Dunkirk Police Department at 130 South Main Street Dunkirk or you can download the application here.