The City of Marseilles is a small community located in northern LaSalle County. Marseilles is located on Route 6 and is three miles south of Interstate Route 80. The community has many tourist attractions. We are located along the Illinois Michigan canal corridor. Located within our jurisdiction is the Marseilles Illinois National Guard Training area. The corporate city limits stretch for over 6.2 miles. The population we serve is just under 5,000. The strength of the city is tourism and industry. The City of Marseilles continues to strive to attract new industry and businesses. Housing in the community is priced moderately.
This setting creates a considerable challenge for law enforcement, while maintaining order and delivering police services. Accordingly, the City of Marseilles is committed to recruiting and retaining physically fit quality police officers.
The City has adopted the Community Policing approach, which emphasizes service delivery based on community involvement and problem solving. The City of Marseilles is committed to a multi-disciplinary approach to community involvement and problem solving. Officers are expected to take a creative broadly focused approach to policing; not just answering calls for service.
The department consists of ten full time officers. We are a diverse department with many specialized officers who are committed to the rule of law and constitutional accountability. We are looking for a diverse group of individuals who are personally dedicated to excelling in a complex career. The job is not for everyone and the officer selection is competitive and challenging. Only a select few are chosen, and not all succeed, but it is most rewarding for those who do. If you are aspiring to be a member of a professional law enforcement organization, the Marseilles Police Department might be the opportunity for you.
Marseilles Police Department
142 Lincoln Street
Marseilles, IL 61341
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