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Police Officer

Pekin, Illinois


Pekin Police Department

111 S. Capitol Street

Pekin, IL 61554

Phone: 309-478-5301

Fax: 309-346-5328




Starting Salary: $58,990.00

Population: 34,000

Sworn Officers: 56

Application Deadline: 3/30/18




Application Packet available at:



Completed applications for the position of

Original Appointment Police Officer should

be mailed or dropped off to:


City of Pekin

Attn: Lee Ann Wrhel

111 S. Capitol Street

Pekin, IL 61554


Applications will be accepted beginning Monday, March 5, 2018 through, but no later than, 4:00 p.m. Friday, March 30, 2018.



All applicants must:

  • Have at minimum 20 hours college credit (in any subject) to be eligible to test

  • Be a citizen of the United States

  • Be at least age 21 by time of appointment and must be under age 35, unless otherwise exempt by law, by the final eligibility list effective date of July 5, 2018


Include copies of the following documents

with your application packet:

  1. Birth Certificate

  2. High School Diploma or GED Certificate

  3. College Transcripts

  4. DD214 (if applicable and for points consideration)

  5. Current/Valid Driver's License


All aspects of testing will be conducted on:


Saturday, April 14, 2018


Edison Junior High School

1400 Earl Street

Pekin, IL


Testing will include a written exam and POWER test.  Oral interviews will be conducted for those candidates who pass both the written exam and POWER test.  Applicants must check in at the test site no later than 7:30 a.m. on April 14, 2018.











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