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Later and New Hire Police Officers Job – Bloomington Police Department

Minimum requirements – entry level

Age Be at least 20 years of age and not more than 34 years of age* at the time of application. Be at least 21 years of age to accept the appointment.

*Veterans’ Exemption 65ILCS 5/10-2.1-6.. with respect to a police department, a veteran shall be allowed to exceed the maximum age provision of this Section by the number of years served on active military duty, but by no more than 10 years of active military duty.

Education High school diploma or its equivalent.

requirements • Citizen of United States • Ability to possess a firearm

characters Must be of good moral character as determined by a background investigation. Must agree to be fingerprinted and found not to have been convicted of a felony or certain misdemeanors.

_*_Minimum Requirements – Experienced Officer *__

• Citizen of United States • High school diploma or its equivalent. • Ability to possess a firearm • 2 out of the last 3 years employed as a full-time police officer with a municipal, county or state agency. • Currently in good standing or separated from previous department in good standing • Successful completion of the State of Illinois Basic Training Academy or a recognized equivalent* • There is no age limit per 65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-6

†The age limit does not apply to 65ILCS5/10-2.1-6…(iv) to any person who has served as a deputy under Section 3- 6008 of the Counties Code and otherwise meets necessary training requirements or (v) to any person who has served as a sworn officer as a member of the Department of State Police. Or to anyone who has worked as a full time sworn police officer in a municipality in the United States.

physical requirements Must pass the physical agility test administered by the Bloomington Police Department. The candidate must pass each task on the first attempt.

characters Must be of good moral character as determined by a background investigation. Must agree to be fingerprinted and found not to have been convicted of a felony or certain misdemeanors.

*Salary as of 5/1/2022 per Unit 21 contract

START 72K

1ST YEAR 80K

2ND YEAR 87K

3RD YEARS $94K

5TH YEAR $99K

10TH YEAR $101K

15TH YEAR $103K

20TH YEAR $108K

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