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Police Officer

Pekin, Illinois



Pekin Police Department

c/o Public Safety Recruitment

1127 S. Mannheim Road, Suite 203

Westchester, IL 60154

Phone: 800-343-HIRE





Application Deadline: 4/30/12




Police Officer Minimum Requirements:

  • $25.00 non-refundable application fee

  • U.S. Citizen

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Associateís degree or Bachelorís degree (candidates currently working toward a Bachelorís degree must have at least 60 semester hours of college credit completed and be currently enrolled in classes)

  • Valid driverís license

  • Minimum of 20 years of age at time of application deadline (4/30/12) and 21 to under 35 years of age at time of appointment, unless otherwise exempt by statute

  • Submission and completion of the online application and required documents before noon on Monday, April 30, 2012


Application Instructions:


1) Visit to complete the online application and pay the non-refundable application fee for the position of Police Officer. Your online application must be completed and confirmed by Monday, April 30, 2012 at 12 noon. You will receive a confirmation number when you have completed the online portion. Save this for your records.


2) Return signed release forms and required documents to Public Safety Recruitment by (12:00) noon on Monday, April 30, 2012.  Documents received after the deadline will not be accepted.  Documents (See CHECKLIST) must be delivered to Public Safety Recruitment, Attn: Pekin PD, 1127 S. Mannheim Road, Suite 203, Westchester, IL 60154. Delivering documents by hand during business hours OR sending documents via traceable courier is highly suggested to ensure timely delivery. Faxed release forms will not be accepted. Call 1.800.343.HIRE with any questions.


3) Attend Written Exam, Physical Agility Test and Oral Interview on Saturday, May 19, 2012 at Edison Junior High School, 1400 Earl Street, Pekin, IL 61554.  Arrive by 8:00 a.m. with your valid driverís license or state ID to sign-in. Doors close at 8:30 a.m. and administration of the written exam immediately follows.  Candidates arriving after 8:30 a.m. will not be permitted to test.  After the written exams have been scored, those applicants who successfully pass the written exam will then take the POWER test and oral interview will be administered.


All portions of the testing process are mandatory.  Failure to attend and successfully complete any portion of the process will result in elimination from employment consideration.



Please visit our website to pay the application fee

and complete the online application:



If you have any questions, please contact:


Public Safety Recruitment






9 am Ė 5 pm

Monday through Thursday




9 am Ė 3 pm on Friday











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