City of Monmouth Accepting Applications for Police Officers


Orientation and testing MUST BE ATTENDED by all applicants:
Saturday March 9, 2024 8:30 a.m
Monmouth Police Department
500 S Main St, Monmouth IL
Physical Agility P.O.W.E.R Test will follow Orientation
9:00 a.m.

Written Test will be administered to those who pass the Agility Test following a short break.
Applicants must obtain a 70% on the written test to continue in the application process.
In order to qualify to participate in the examination process, applicants must:

  1. Be a minimum of 21 years of age, with a maximum of 35 years of age.
  2. Have a high school/GED diploma.
  3. Possess a valid driver’s license.
    Completed applications must be returned to the Monmouth Police Department by Wednesday
    March 5, 2024 at 3:00. Applicants who pass both the physical agility and written test will
    continue with the remainder of the application process. This process includes an intense
    background investigation, oral interview, and a post employment medical examination
    including a drug screen, psychological and polygraph examinations.
    $46,863 – $50,612 depending on education plus generous benefit package.
    $60,914 – $65,787 after a one-year probation.
    Applications must be picked up at:
    Monmouth Police Department
    500 South Main Street
    Monmouth IL

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***Courtesy of Monmouth Police Chief Joe Switzer***

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