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Police Officer

Macomb, Illinois



Macomb Police Department

232 E. Jackson Street

Macomb, IL 61455

Phone: 309-833-2558




Starting Salary: $47,078.76

Population: 21,500

Sworn Officers: 26

Application Deadline: 3/12/19







The Board of Fire & Police Commissioners of the City of Macomb, Illinois hereby gives notice that examinations will be offered to all eligible applicants to create an Eligibility List for hiring for positions with the Macomb Police Department.



At time of application, applicants must:

  • Be at least 21 years of age and no more than 35 years of age; Military veterans may extend the age limit one year for every year of active duty, not to exceed ten years

  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent

  • Have completed 60 semester or 90 quarter hours from an accredited academic institution

  • Possess valid driverís license

  • To move forward in hiring process, applicant must pass physical and written exams, medical and psychological evaluation and background investigation

  • Have visual acuity 20/20 each eye corrected (minimum) with normal color vision and depth perception

  • Have good habits and be of moral character

  • Proof of U.S. Citizenship

If hired, McDonough County residency is required.





$47,078.76 per year (as of 5/1/18)


Forty hour work week with time and a half for all overtime.



Application packets may be obtained at:


Mayorís Office

City Hall

232 E. Jackson Street

Macomb, Illinois 61455

Phone 309-833-2558




Online at:



All applications and attachments must be completed, signed and on file by 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2019.  If submitting the application packet by mail, it must be postmarked on or before the application deadline date AND received at the Mayor's Office within five (5) calendar days of the deadline. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.



Testing Date:


March 30, 2019


Applicants should report to Brophy Hall on the Western Illinois University campus at 7:30 a.m.



The City reserves the right to require reimbursement of training expenses on a pro-rata basis if an officer resigns within the first two years of employment.




The City of Macomb is an Equal Opportunity and

Affirmative Action Employer


Minorities and women are encouraged to apply











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