Entry Level Police Officer
City of DeKalb
200 S. Fourth Street
DeKalb, IL 60115
Starting Salary: $70,532.80
Sworn Officers: 65
Application Deadline: 11/26/18
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 Ė Northern Illinois University.
Minimum Requirements at Time of Application:
Additional Minimum Requirements
at Time of Conditional Offer:
30-mile residency requirement after 15 months of employment.
Application & Testing Instructions:
Candidates must complete an application and the written exam by November 26, 2018.
To view the full recruitment brochure, hiring and residency requirements, and complete an application, please visit our website at:
The scheduling of the written exam through NTN
can be found at:
Please select Law Enforcement Jobs and sign up for the City of DeKalb Exam.
All applications and testing must be completed by November 26, 2018.
The City of DeKalb is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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