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Police Officer

Marengo, Illinois



City of Marengo

c/o C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E.

Personnel Testing Service

Phone: 847-310-2677




Starting Salary: $56,979.00

Population: 7,445

Sworn Officers: 13

Application Deadline: 6/27/18




The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners for the City of Marengo is now accepting applications for the position of: Police Officer.


Testing is being conducted to establish a new Eligibility List for future hiring needs.


The Marengo Police Department has the entrusted duty to protect the lives and the property of all the citizens of Marengo.  The department staff is committed to consistent and courteous public service, efficient investigation and enforcement and rendering emergency aid in times of need.  They continue to bridge the exchange of information and embrace the philosophy of community oriented policing.



Applications are available at:


Applications will be online for purchase until 6/27/18 - 2:00 PM


The application deadline is Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 4:00 PM

(this is not a postmark date)



All applications must be returned to the Office of:


C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E. Personnel Testing Service

Attn: Marengo PD

200 West Higgins Road, Suite 201

Schaumburg, IL 60195



You must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Citizenship:  Must be a U.S. Citizen

  • Driverís License:  Must have a valid driverís license with the ability to obtain an Illinois Driver's License upon time of hire

  • Age Requirements:  Applicants must have attained their 21st birthday by the last date of filing applications (6/27/18); Applicants must be under the age of 35 at last date of filing applications (6/27/18) and at such time as the Final Eligibility Register is posted, unless exempt by State Statute 65 IL 5/10-2.1 which provides in part, that the age limitation does not apply to any person previously employed as a full-time police officer in a regularly constituted police department of any municipality; or are otherwise exempt by State Statute

  • Education:  Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)

  • Character:  Must have no felony convictions and be of good moral character

  • Testing:  Must be able to participate and successfully complete all stages of the testing process

  • Residency:  Must reside in Illinois within a 40 mile radius of the Marengo City Hall within one year of appointment

  • Vision:  Eyesight must be correctable to 20/20, normal peripheral vision, no impairment of color blindness


Additional information will be provided in the

application packet which can be downloaded at:


There is a $30.00 non-refundable application fee.


Applications are NOT available at the Marengo Police Department or City Hall.



Applicants must attend the mandatory test date:


Orientation and Written Examination


Registration starts at 7:30 AM


Saturday, July 21, 2018


Orientation starts at 8:00 AM


Written Examination immediately following the Orientation




Marengo Community High School

110 Franks Road

Marengo, IL 60152




All applications are subject to the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners for the City of Marengo.











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