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Patrol Officer

Springfield, Illinois



Springfield Park District Police

1508 West Fayette Avenue

Springfield, IL 62704

Phone: 217-698-6030

Fax: 217-698-7456






Starting Salary: $34,465.60

Sworn Officers: 8

Application Deadline: Until Filled




The Springfield Park District is accepting applications for the Position of Full-Time Police Patrol Officer.



All applicants must have completed one of the following:

  • Illinois Basic Law Enforcement 480 Hour academy

  • Illinois 400 hours Part-time Basic Law enforcement Academy or out of state Full-Time Academy equivalent

  • Have at least 1 year’s experience prior to application deadline date 


Additional Qualifications for this position include:

  • High School Diploma

  • A current, valid Illinois’ driver’s license

  • Strong interpersonal skills in effectively communicating with the public

  • A criminal conviction free record

  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age and a U.S. citizen

  • Must be able to pass, a medical/physical exam, drug screening, background investigation and a psychological exam

  • Must reside within Sangamon County within the first six months of hire


Starting Salary for this position:





Applications can be picked up at:


Bunn Office

2500 South 11th Street

Springfield, Illinois


beginning on Monday September 16th




Online at:



Completed Applications must be turned into Human Resources at 2500 South 11th Street Springfield, IL.











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