Current Testing Status: Opens Spring of 2020

Application Deadline: TBA

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Our Testing Process

Entry-Level Police Officer Hiring Process


The Village of Rockton, Illinois Board of Police and Fire Commissioners is accepting applications for the position of police officer with the Rockton Police Department. 

Starting Salary: $50,206-$76,194, increases to $51,336-$77,908 as of 6/1/20

Sworn Police Officers: 16

Population: 7,685 (2010 census)

All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements established by the Village of Rockton, Illinois Board of Police and Fire Commissioners:

  • U.S. citizenship;

  • No felony convictions (Note: a misdemeanor or serious traffic offense may also disqualify applicants from further consideration);

  • Possess a valid state-issued driver's license;

  • Minimum of 21 years of age -AND- UNDER 35 years of age by the application deadline date (TBA) unless otherwise exempt from such age limitations as provided in 65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-6 of the Fire and Police Commissioner's Act;

  • Be a high school graduate or possess a G.E.D. equivalent;

  • Must successfully pass a written examination;

  • Must successfully complete an oral interview and background investigation (applicants will be required to fully disclose all personal matters, to include agreements and sealed files);

  • Must successfully complete a psychological evaluation, polygraph examination, and medical screening (including drug and alcohol screening);

  • Must successfully pass physical agility test (Illinois P.O.W.E.R. Test) at time of academy. 

  • Pay a $TBA non-refundable application processing fee;

  • Submit all application documents online by: TBA

  • Attend a mandatory orientation and written test on: TBA


To apply for this position or obtain additional information, please follow the "CLICK HERE FOR INFO & TO APPLY" link above.

The Village of Rockton, IL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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