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Police Officer

South Beloit, Illinois



South Beloit Police Department






Salary: $48,026 - $78,000

Population: 8,000

Sworn Officers: 13

Application Deadline: 10/17/18 @ 4 PM






Test Date:


October 20, 2018


Test Time:


9:00 AM


Test Location:


South Beloit High School

245 Prairie Hill Road

South Beloit, IL 61080



The Board of Police Commissioners of the City of South Beloit, Illinois is accepting applications for the purpose of creating a police officer eligibility list for hiring.




$48,026 (starting salary) to $78,000 (after 15 years)

  • Full-time officers are represented by the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Labor Council

  • Officers receive an excellent benefits package and police pension program

All applicants must meet the following

minimum requirements established by the

City of South Beloit Board of Police Commissioners:

  • U.S. Citizenship

  • Minimum of 21 years of age at time of appointment AND not over 35 at time of application, except as provided in 65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-6

  • No felony convictions

  • Possess a valid driverís license

  • Be a high school graduate or possess a G.E.D. equivalent

  • Valid NIPSTA (P.O.W.E.R. Test) card issued within the past 12 months of the date of appointment

  • Must have a maximum uncorrected visual acuity of 20/200 that is correctable to at least 20/40 AND be free from color-blindness

  • Must meet other criteria as established by the Board of Police Commissioners

  • Pay a $45.00 non-refundable application processing fee


Preference points will be awarded as determined by the City of South Beloit Board of Police Commissioners for the following:

  • Military: Persons who were engaged in the military or naval service of the United States for at least one year, and were honorably discharged. A copy of Form DD-214 (indicating status of discharge) must be submitted with application to qualify.

  • Education: Persons possessing an Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice -OR- a

  • Bachelor's Degree in any subject. A copy of your transcripts or diploma must be submitted with application to qualify.

  • Law Enforcement Experience: Persons who are currently, or have previous experience as a law enforcement officer. A copy of your state law enforcement certification must be submitted with application to qualify.

To apply for this position or obtain additional information, please visit the following website:



The City of South Beloit Board of Police Commission, the City of South Beloit, and the South Beloit Police Department are an equal opportunity employer.











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