Becoming a Police Officer

East Peoria Police applications are being accepted through Monday, October 28, 2019.
Apply to be an East Peoria Police Officer. 

PROCEDURE FOR APPLYING FOR THE POSITION OF POLICE OFFICER

APPLICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT MUST BE COMPLETED AND RETURNED WITH ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS TO THE EAST PEORIA FIRE & POLICE COMMISSION.


Qualifications Include:

  1. Attend mandatory orientation.
  2. Having attained the minimum age of 21 years at date of orientation.
  3. Be under age of 35 unless otherwise exempt by statute.
  4. Citizen of the United States.
  5. High school graduate or G.E.D.
  6. Ability to pass each phase of the Police Officer examination process.
  7. Valid driver's license.
  8. All applicants are subject to the rules and regulations of the Board of Fire & Police Commission.

The following forms must be completed and returned with your completed application:

  1. Authorization for Release of Information.
  2. Acknowledgement/Consent for Background and Credit History.
  3. Authorization to Take Specimen for Drug Screening Release.
  4. Release of All Liability.

The following items must be provided with your completed application:

  1. A color copy of applicant's driver's license or other photo I.D.
  2. A copy of applicant's birth certificate.
  3. A copy of applicant's high school diploma or G.E.D. certificate.

FAILURE TO PROVIDE ALL REQUIRED INFORMATION AND DOCUMENTATION WITH YOUR APPLICATION WILL RESULT IN THE REJECTION OF YOUR APPLICATION.