Ready to start a career with the Fort Wayne Police Department? A career founded on Honor, Respect, Courage & Service?

Professionals from all walks of life serve on the Fort Wayne Police Department and we are seeking others to join us in our endeavor to serve our community.

Why Choose Fort Wayne?

Best Place to Raise a Family

“Fort Wayne claims first place in our study of the best cities to raise a family. One important factor in Fort Wayne’s favor is its high school graduation rate. Just over 90% of high school students graduate, the third-highest rate in the study. In past studies, we found that Fort Wayne is one of the best places for teachers, as well. Combine that strong dedication reputation with low costs of living, and Fort Wayne is a great option for raising a family.” – SmartAsset, 2017

Low Cost of Living 

Fort Wayne’s exceptionally low cost of living appeals to many residents. Utilities, health care, and goods and services all cost less than average here, contributing to an overall cost of living that is consistently ranked as the lowest in the nation.” –

Activities All Year 

All year long, residents and visitors enjoy outstanding festivals and community events, including Johnny Appleseed Festival, Three Rivers Festival, GermanFest, RiverFest, BBQ Ribfest, Greekfest,  Grabill Country Fair, Taste of the Arts, Middle Waves Music Festival, Vera Bradley Outlet Sale and so many more.” –

The Fort Wayne Police Department is a full-service, highly sophisticated professional agency. Through innovate leadership and dedication to providing quality services, our Department maximizes its resources to provide a high-quality work environment. We give our officers the same respect and concern that we expect them to show all citizens with whom they come into contact in the line of duty.

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