City of DeKalb

Looking to fill current openings!

Salary: 79,352 – $103,064

The City of DeKalb, Illinois (population 40,290) is accepting applications for Entry Level Police Officers to establish an eligibility list. The DeKalb Police Department consists of 70 sworn and 30 civilian personnel. The department consists of four divisions: Patrol, Administrative Services, Community Support Services, and Investigations. The Department is staffed with a Chief, a Deputy Chief, 4 Commanders, 11 Sergeants, 53 Police Officers, and 2 Contracted Social Workers that responded to 47,749 calls for service in 2022.

The department has a lot to offer including:
• Bike patrol
• Motorcycle unit
• K9
• Special operations group (SOT)
• Drug and gang unit
• School resource officers
• Domestic violence unit
• Community policing
• CIT officers.

We are located 60 miles west of Chicago and 30 miles southeast of Rockford and home of the second largest university in the State of Illinois – Northern Illinois University.

Visit our website to view the full recruitment brochure, application instructions, and hiring requirements.

Position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed on a continuous basis

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