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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: $51,336-$77,908, as of 6/1/21

Sworn Police Officers: 15

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 written exam date (July 24, 2021) 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. 

  • Submit all application documents online by: Monday, July 12, 2021 @ 4:00PM CST;

  • Attend a mandatory orientation and written test on the morning of Saturday, July 24, 2021 @ 8:30AM CST.


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.