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Police Officer

Urbana, IL



University of Illinois

Division of Public Safety

1110 W. Springfield Avenue

Urbana, IL 61801

Phone: 217-333-2139 

Fax: 217-244-7304    




Starting Salary: $47,694.40



Application Deadline: 4/14/11





The University of Illinois , Urbana-Champaign is accepting applications for entry-level Police Officer testing consideration.



Applicants must:

  • Be 21 years of age upon employment

  • Have a high school diploma or GED

  • Be an Illinois resident

  • Have no felony convictions

  • Have a valid Illinois driver's license


Qualified applicants will receive detailed information in the mail regarding the testing process. The testing will occur in three phases: a computerized exam, a physical test, and oral boards. The computerized knowledge exam will be scheduled as applications are received. Candidates who pass the computerized exam will be scheduled for the May 7 physical fitness test. Persons passing both the computerized exam and physical fitness test will be assigned an appointment to take the oral board portion of the exam. You are required to bring your valid Illinois driver's license to be admitted to all phases of testing. Additional applicant assessments may include but are not limited to an extensive background investigation, psychological evaluation, medical evaluation, drug screening, and interviews. 


The University of Illinois Police Department is recognized as one of the premier university police departments in the country. The guiding philosophy is that of community policing with the objective of providing safety and security for all students, faculty, staff, and visitors of the University.



Information about the Police Department

can be found at:



Your electronic application and Police Officer exam request (two separate documents) must be received by no later than April 14, 2011.



You can apply online at the

University of Illinois Employment Center:



If you have questions, contact Philip Stanton at:







The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (











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