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Certified Police Officer

Sycamore, Illinois


City of Sycamore

535 DeKalb Avenue

Sycamore, IL 60178

Phone: 815-895-0786 

Fax: 815-895-1760    




Starting Salary: $57,541.77

Population: 17,600

Sworn Officers: 32

Application Deadline: 2/28/19





  • Permanent, legal resident of the United States.

  • Must be a certified Police Officer (Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board).

  • Actively employed by law enforcement agency for at least 2 years and within the last 12 months.

  • Binocular vision correctable to 20/20.

  • Valid Illinois Drivers license.

  • High School diploma or equivalent and 60 hours of college coursework.

  • Physical Fitness Certification

  • Ability to meet job related physical requirements.

  • Residency within 20 miles of the DeKalb County Courthouse by end of probation.


  • Starting Salary $57,541.77 (Step 2).

  • Rotating 12 hour shift schedule. 

  • Comprehensive Labor Contract between City of Sycamore and F.O.P. Lodge.

  • Excellent health, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits.

  • Eleven paid holidays; six days of vacation at hire increasing to twelve days of vacation after one year; nine days of annual sick leave; tuition reimbursement; Police Retirement Pension; duty gear and uniforms provided, with annual uniform allowance of $500.


Application Process:

The application form is available in:


Human Resources Office

Sycamore Center

308 W. State Street




Police Department

535 DeKalb Avenue


8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Monday – Friday


It can also be found on the City’s website at:




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