The City of Jacksonville will be seeking applicants for the position of police officer.  Pre-employment registration cards will be available beginning March 1st and testing will be June 18, 2022.  You may complete these online or at the Jacksonville Police Department, 200 West Douglas Avenue.

Lateral transfers are also being accepted at this time.

Two Squad cars facing each other with lights on


Starting Salary: $54,641.60
$62,753.60 after 1 year
13 Holidays Per Year

Downstate Pension

Health and Life Insurance

Vacation and Sick Time

12-Hour Shift

100% Training, Uniform and
Equipment Provided


Must be between 21-34 Years of Age

US Citizen and/or an alien admitted for
permanent residence

High School Graduate or GED

Valid Drivers License

No Felony Convictions

Morgan County Residency After 6 Months

Other Standards as Outlined in The Illinois Compiled Statues

As an equal opportunity employer, the Jacksonville Police Department is seeking qualified individuals who are interested in bettering our community.  We are dedicated to providing the highest level of service and security to the citizens of Jacksonville.  

Special Response Team Members Training at the Jacksonville Training Facility

You will be mailed a test packet containing the application.

POWER Test Standards

Employment Registration Card
If you do not receive a confirmation email within 3 business days please contact us at (217) 479-3554 or jpdadmin@jacksonvilleil.gov.


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