Salary & Benefits

Interest Form

Eligibility List

PDF Application

 OCTOBER 7TH, 2017

The Chillicothe Police Department will be accepting applications for employment for the positions of police officer. We are looking to hire 1 applicant immediately.  This list will be combined with a prior established hiring list.

Applications can be obtained by one of the following:
Chillicothe Police Department – 823 N Second St. Chillicothe, IL 61523
Chillicothe City Hall – 908 N 2nd St. Chillicothe, IL 61523
Download the the PDF form at www.chillicothepd.org/employment

Applications are due back at the police department before the testing date of October 7th, 2017. Time and location TBD.

CPD offers a starting wage for a probationary police officer is $47,442.86 with an increase to $54,743.95 after 1 year along with excellent benefits which include physical fitness test bonuses, over time, holiday pay, 10 paid holidays, 64 sick hours per year, 40 personal days per year, up to 160 hours vacation hours per year. We also offer continual paid training, clothing allowance, excellent health insurance, and a city funded pension.

We also offer the following specialty positions: Investigations, evidence officers, field training officers, range and simunition officers, bicycle patrol, school resource officers, and a K9 unit.

Be 21 years of age
High School Diploma
No felony convictions
Be a U.S. Citizen
Have a valid Illinois Driver’s License
Live within 15 miles of Chillicothe within 12 months after probation
Be able to legally carry a firearm

Hiring Process
Written Test
Physical Test (POWER TEST)
Background Investigation
Psychological Test
Polygraph Test
Drug Screening
Conditional offer of Employment
Police Training Institute
Field Training Program
12 month probation program starting after FTO program