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Police Officer

Rock Island, Illinois



City of Rock Island

1528 3rd Avenue

Rock Island, IL 61201

Phone: 309-732-2050 

Fax: 309-732-2056     





Starting Salary: $51,528

Population: 39,684

Sworn Officers: 85

Application Deadline: 4/15/16





Police Officer

City of Rock Island, Illinois


The City of Rock Island, Illinois, population 39,684, is located on the Mississippi River, in a greater metropolitan area with a population of over 300,000. Rock Island Police department has 85 sworn officers on the department.



Minimum Requirements:

  • Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to four (4) years of high school

  • Ability to successfully pass a physical agility test, written and oral examination, background security investigation, drug testing, psychological exam and medical examination

  • Candidates must have a valid driverís license

  • Be 21 years of age upon appointment

  • Selected candidate must meet residency requirement, which includes a thirty-mile radius on the Illinois side of Rock Island and fall within a 60 minute commute time within 6 months after completing one (1) year probation period  


The starting salary is $51,528.00.



The date for the physical agility test will be

April 30, 2016 at:


between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.


Rock Island Police Department

1212 5th Avenue

Rock Island, Illinois


Registration will begin at 8:00 a.m. and the testing will follow


A valid driverís license must be presented at the agility test and written test.


Applicants must successfully complete the agility test in order to be eligible to take the written test.



The written test is scheduled for April 30, 2016 at:


1:00 PM


Location will be announced upon successfully completing the physical agility test.


Applicants must have completed a City of Rock Island application by April 15, 2016 at 5:00 pm to be eligible to test. 



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