Ambassador Program- IMPD
City Of Indianapolis and Marion County - Indianapolis, IN

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**Selected applicants will need to be available to work with their assigned unit, section or district during normal business hours ranging from 7:00a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday at least twice during a normal work week.**

Introductory Phase:

The first portion of your internship is considered the introductory phase. This is a probationary period as well as a learning period for both you and the department. During this time, the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) will evaluate your suitability for completing the Ambassador Program and you can evaluate us as well. You will be introduced to the many facets of law enforcement and involved in the day-to-day operations of IMPD. You will have the opportunity to visit several sections of the departments including but not limited to:
•Arrestee Processing Center/ Marion County Jail
•Marion County Criminal and Traffic Courts
•Various Investigative Units
•Public Information Office
•Training Academy
Ambassadors will also spend time in our Operations Division participating in the ride–along program with district officers.
If during this time, your performance does not measure up to our standards or you wish to discontinue your participation, there is no detriment to your record with the IMPD.
**Exceptions to the Introductory phase will be:
•Previous internship completion with IMPD
•Pre-arranged exception from IMPD Recruitment section based on a specific project an intern is recruited for.
•College or University program requirements and/or stipulations prohibiting the activities in the Introductory Phase or where these activities have been previously performed as part of a school requirement.
Investment Phase:
During the remaining portion of your ambassador program you will be working as an intern within a unit or section on the department that has a function, project, or concept where we believe you can gain personal experience and provide your own talents to the department. Each ambassador will be matched up as best as possible based on their individual skills and interests with the unit or section where they can provide a positive contribution to the department while gaining more insight into specific local law enforcement functions.
Position Responsibilities:
•Punctuality
•Preparedness
•Professionalism
•Be where you should be, doing what you should be doing, at the appointed time
•Maintain timely communication with the FTO section
•Report any problems, issues that arise personally or professionally that affect your involvement in the program immediately
•Maintain confidentiality
•Observe the department rules and regulations as IMPD personnel do
•Offer feedback and suggestions to IMPD personnel when appropriate
Qualifications:
**All the fields in the application are required**
Candidates are required to have a letter from a college instructor recommending them for the Ambassador Program. The applicants' college or university must require the internship in order to be eligible to apply for the Ambassador Program.
•Resident Citizen of the United States
•Registered as a student in good standing at an accredited college or university
•Must have college or university referral and the internship must be for college credit hours
•Preferably a junior or senior in college in good academic standing at the time of application
•Must possess a valid driver's license from state of residence
•Must pass a background check
•Must not have been convicted of a felony
•Must not have a misdemeanor conviction involving domestic violence {18U.S.C Sec. 922 (g)}
•Must be able to complete a minimum of 120 participation hours with the program
•Schools with 4 years degree programs will require students to be juniors or seniors to participate in the program; schools with two year degrees will require their students to be seniors to participate in the program

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