The Board of Police Commissioners of the City of South Beloit, Illinois is
applications for the purpose of creating a police officer eligibility list for
$44,156 (starting salary) to $67,595 (after 15 years)
officers are represented by the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Labor Council
receive an excellent benefits package and police pension program
All applicants must meet the following
minimum requirements established by the
City of South Beloit Board of Police Commissioners:
Minimum of 21 years of age AND not over the age of 35 at time of application, except as
provided in 65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-6;
No felony convictions;
Possess a valid driver's license;
Be a high school graduate or possess a G.E.D. equivalent;
Valid NIPSTA (P.O.W.E.R. Test) card issued within the past 12 months of the
date of the written exam (October 3, 2015). This card must be presented no
later than the date of the written exam;
Must have a maximum uncorrected visual acuity of 20/200 that is correctable to
at least 20/40 AND be free from color-blindness;
Must meet other criteria as established by the Board of Police Commissioners;
Pay a $45.00 non-refundable application processing fee.
Preference points will be awarded as determined by the
City of South Beloit of Police Commissioners for the following:
Military: Persons who were engaged in the military or naval service of the
United States for at least one year, and were honorably discharged. A copy of
Form DD-214 (indicating status of discharge) must be submitted with
application to qualify.
Education: Persons possessing an Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice -OR- a
Bachelor's Degree in any subject. A copy of your transcripts or diploma must
be submitted with application to qualify.
Law Enforcement Experience: Persons who are currently, or have previous
experience as a law enforcement officer. A copy of your State law enforcement
certification must be submitted with application to qualify.
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