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Invites Applications for the Position of


Police Officer

The City of Freeport is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Police Officer – entry level and lateral officer.

Applicants must be 21 years of age at the time of application and must possess a valid driver’s license and not have been convicted of any felonies or serious misdemeanors.  Must be willing to work nights, weekends and holidays, and must live within or be willing to relocate within a 25 mile radius of the Police Department within 30 days of completion of probationary period.

Invitations to attend a mandatory orientation, physical agility and written examination will be sent to those candidates whose applications have been accepted.  The State of Illinois Power Test will be conducted at this time – lateral transfers exempt.

The application deadline for Freeport Police Officer testing for this cycle expires September 28, 2021.

Link to application: here


Evidence Officer
(Civilian, Part-time)

The Freeport, IL Police Department is seeking a part-time (less than 20 hours per week) civilian Evidence Officer. The primary responsibility of this position will be to log, re-classify, store, dispense, destroy and release property or evidence to its rightful owner, for court presentation and/or for destruction and auction.

Successful candidates will have a high school diploma or equivalent. Former police officers or law enforcement professionals familiar with Porter/Lee BEAST evidence computer software systems are strongly preferred.  Rate of pay for this position is $21.52 per hour.

Applications can be obtained at the Freeport Police Department, 320 W. Exchange St., Freeport, IL. Deadline to apply is October 15, 2021.  The City of Freeport is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes a diverse workforce.




Lateral Transfer Applications – Return to 320 W. Exchange St. Freeport IL 61032. Any questions, please call 815-235-8222


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