Vision


The vision of the East Chicago Police Department is that all of the various sectors of the City of East Chicago will work together in making our community a safe place to raise a family, run a business, to work within our boarders, or to visit or pass through. It is well known that the police department can not resolve the problems that face society alone. Only through cooperation and participation can we address the issues before us. It is our vision that we will partner our staff and technological advancements and equipment with the general public and concerned citizens of our city to ensure that the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness is guaranteed for one and all.

Value


We value the knowledge and experience of each and every Police Officer within our department. Along with that, we value the services of the Emergency Medical Service Department and the Fire Department. We value the safety and integrity of our communities and neighborhoods. We value the ability to live in a city free from drugs, gangs and criminal activity. We value the facilities and equipment provided to us by the citizens of the City of East Chicago and will work diligently to see that each person is provided equal justice under the Law. We value the concept that it is our responsibility and charge to serve and protect the citizens of our city with "compassion and professionalism".
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Pick up at Police Application at the EC Police Department
Located at 2301 E. Columbus Drive.

East Chicago Police Requirements - Officers A.pdf

AUTHORIZATION TO RELEASE INFO A.pdf

Pre-Employment Questionnaire A.pdf

Police Agility Test Requirements.pdf

Mission Statement

The mission of the East Chicago Police Department is to serve and protect the residents, commercial, civic, and industrial sectors of our community as well as each and every person or persons who travel to, from or through our city. We will utilize the technological advances in communications, record storage and retrieval, and criminology with the ability to expedite information immediately, accurately and precisely for the greater benefit of law enforcement for the people that we serve.

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ECPD Phone Directory

EMERGENCY DIAL:
NON-EMERGENCY DIAL:
911
219-660-0000

ADMINISTRATION DIVISION
Chief Of Police, Mark J. Becker
391-8400
Executive Secretary, Rosie Serrano
391-8400
Deputy Chief, Frank Maldonado
391-8400
Commander George Cossey
391-8400

Human Resources
Pat Melendez
391-8314

SERVICE DIVISION
Property Management
Commander, Frank Maldonado
391-8329
Secretary, Siennie Gomez
391-8328

Records Section
Migdalia Escamilla
391-8327
Desk
391-8457

Central Communications Section
Juanita Robinson, Dir. of Communications
392-4101
Dispatchers/IDACS
391-8268

CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION GANGS/NARCS/ADULT/JUVENILE DIVISION
Lt. Marguerite Wilder
391-8318
Sgt. Juan Beltran
391-8318
Secretary, Arlene Vasquez
391-8326
Sgt. George Cossey
391-8330
Sgt. Jose Rivera
391-8330

Bureau Of Identification Unit
Inv., Jerry Lewis
391-8333

Uniform Patrol Division
Patrol Lieutenant
391-8446
Patrol Sergeant
391-8427

Traffic Section
Traffic Inv., Dacre Sullivan
391-8317

Chaplains
397-1695
Anonymous Tip Line
391-8500

Mark J. Becker
Chief of Police
Frank Maldonado
Deputy Chief
Frank Smith
Commander

2301 E. Columbus Dr.
East Chicago, IN 46312
Phone: 219-391-8400
Fax: 219-391-8309

Good numbers to know

City Clerk
Phone: 219-391-8491

City Court
Phone: 219-391-8489
EAST CHICAGO POLICE DEPARTMENT IS TAKING APPLICATIONS!

The City of East Chicago is located in Lake County, Indiana, approximately 25 miles southeast of Chicago, on the tip of Lake Michigan.
East Chicago has a diverse population of approximately 32,000,
a State of the Art Medical Facility, Casino, and many other Industries.

The East Chicago Police Department has 98 Trained and Skilled Officers, a
Police Merit Commission that oversees the impartiality of all promotions and discipline, and a professional and capable administrative staff.

REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must:
Be at least 21 years of Age at Time of Application
Hire in before 36th Birthday
Have No Felony Convictions
Possess a High School Diploma or GED
Be a US Citizen with a Valid Driver's License
Be a Resident of Lake County, Indiana or an adjoining Indiana County at Time of Hire

BENEFITS INCLUDE:
Starting Salary - $34,988.72
Opportunities for Substantial Pay Increases
Paid Vacation
Paid Sick Leave
Pension Benefits
Health Insurance
Holiday Pay

HOW TO APPLY:
Applications may be picked up and delivered, in person, by January 29, 2016.
Monday through Friday, 9:00 - 5:00
East Chicago Police Department
2301 E. Columbus Dr.
East Chicago, IN

******FREE WORKSHOPS WILL BE PROVIDED FOR QUALIFIED APPLICANTS TO HELP PREPARE FOR THE PROCESS AND FOR A
CAREER IN LAW ENFORCEMENT!