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Chief of Police

Moweaqua, Illinois


Village of Moweaqua

122 N. Main Street

Moweaqua, IL 62550

Phone: 217-768-3036

Fax: 217-768-3485




Starting Salary: $57,000

Population: 1,800

Sworn Officers: 6

Application Deadline: 2/5/18




The Village of Moweaqua, population approximately 1,800, is actively seeking a Chief of Police.


The Village is located in Shelby County, 12 miles south of Decatur, IL. It is a residential community with a strong sense of pride in the schools, business district and residents. Moweaqua offers a library, golf course, successful sports teams, grocery store and several small businesses. Additionally found in the Village is the Springfield Clinic which includes a full pharmacy and there is also a dental office.



The position offers an annual starting salary of:


$57,000 + (commensurate with experience and education)



Benefits include:

  • Health insurance

  • IMRF

  • Police vehicle

  • 3 personal days

  • 10 sick days

  • Vacation days


There is a 90 day probationary period and the position also requires residency within a 10 mile radius of the Village.


The annual budget for the police department is $367,000.




  • The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 10 years of police experience and leadership skills.

  • Candidate should also have an outgoing personality and be approachable and accessible to residents, businesses and government leaders.

  • Additional expectations are finance management skills, supervision of staff, and a willingness to interact and collaborate with other law enforcement agencies and mutual aid groups.

  • A Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice or Business Administration is preferred.

For an application please visit:


under Employment Opportunity



Application Dates:


January 4 through February 5, 2018



Thank you for your consideration in making our Village a place to call home!











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