The Personnel Unit is responsible for the maintenance of personnel records of members of the department. This unit is liaison between the police department and the Police Merit Commission and conducts the annual applicant and biannual promotional processes in a joint effort with the commission. The Personnel Unit is staffed by one sergeant and one Civilian Personnel Specialist and is responsible for monitoring the progress of officers during their probationary period and maintains liaison with other units within the department for this purpose. The Personnel Unit also maintains liaison with the Southwest Indiana Law Enforcement Academy. This unit is responsible for coordinating physical fitness assessments and refers department personnel to sources of information for general health and fitness issues. This unit is responsible for the recruiting efforts of the department and works closely with the Chief of Police, the Police Merit Commission, and the Minority Recruitment Committee in this effort.
Sgt. Doug Schneider has been appointed LGBTQ Liaison for the EPD. He can be reached at (812)436-4950 or at firstname.lastname@example.org