Certified Police Officer
City of DeKalb
200 S. Fourth Street
DeKalb, IL 60115
Salary: $73,673 - $88,836
Sworn Officers: 65
Application Deadline: 10/19/18
The DeKalb Police Department consists of 65 sworn officers and 39 civilian personnel. The Department consists of two Bureaus: Operations and Support, and four divisions: Patrol, Investigations, Support Services and Communications. The Department is staffed with a Chief of Police, Deputy Chief, four Commanders, and 11 Sergeants and responded to 52,136 calls for service in 2017.
The City of DeKalb is located 60 miles west of Chicago and 30 miles southeast of Rockford. We are the home of the second largest university in the State of Illinois – Northern Illinois University.
Minimum Requirements at time of application:
30-mile residency requirement after 15 months of employment.
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The City of DeKalb is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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