The DeKalb Police Department consists of 65 sworn and 35 civilian personnel. The department consists of three divisions: Patrol, Community Support Services and Investigations. The Department is staffed with a Chief, Deputy Chief, four Commanders and 11 Sergeants that responded to 51,602 calls for service in 2020. The department has a lot to offer to include: bike patrol, motorcycle unit, K9, special operations group (SOT), drug and gang unit, school resource officers, community policing and CIT officers. The City of DeKalb is located 60 miles west of Chicago and 30 miles southeast of Rockford. We are the home of the second largest university in the State of Illinois – Northern Illinois University.
30-mile residency requirement after 15 months of employment.
Candidates must complete an application with the City of DeKalb. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. Position will remain open until filled.
The City of DeKalb is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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