Washington Police Department
115 W. Jefferson Street
Washington, IL 61571
Salary: $35,535.00 - $50,336.00
Sworn Officers: 23
Application Deadline: 1/12/07
(All equipment, including weapon & vest are issued to new officers)
Individuals must share the vision and values of the Washington Police Department. The successful applicant must display the highest levels of integrity, sound judgment and ethical standards. We are seeking individuals who are team oriented with a high level of maturity and personal responsibility.
Some responsibilities include, but are not limited to; enforcement of the law; prevention of crime; discover commission of crimes; control traffic flow and enforce State and local traffic regulations; perform certain administrative and technical tasks in support of the Department; aggressive, problem solving Patrol strategies; investigation of motor vehicle accidents, as well as misdemeanor and felony complaints; process crime scenes, understand and embrace the philosophy of Community Policing.
Washington is one of the fastest growing communities in Central Illinois!
Applicant must participate in and successfully pass each phase of the process to
continue onto the next phase of the selection process:
Phase 1 - Orientation
Phase 2 - Physical Agility Test
Phase 3 - Written Examination
Phase 4 – Oral Test
Phase 5 – Applicant Ride along Evaluation
Phase 6 - Background Investigation
Phase 7 – Preliminary Commission Interview
Phase 8 - Polygraph Examination
Phase 9 – Psychological Examination
Phase 10 – Medical Examination
Phase 11 – Final Physical Ability Test
Phase 12 – Commission
A MANDATORY ORIENTATION - for applicants for the Police Department of the City of Washington will be given on Saturday January 20th, 2007 at 9:00 a.m. at:
Western Illinois University
Stipes Hall, Room 121
On Saturday, January 27th, 2007 at 8:30 a.m. at:
Washington Community High School Commons
Physical Agility and Written Examination to follow Orientation Session.
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