In order to be eligible for the Experienced Police Officer Hiring Program,
an individual must meet all the qualifications of a regular applicant (21
years of age, no felony convictions, Associate degree or equivalent or
three years of active military) in addition to the following:
completion of State of Illinois approved basic Police Training
Academy or a recognized equivalent.
certified by the State of Illinois or able to obtain that
certification without having to attend the basic academy.
or more consecutive years of experience as a Police Officer
with a Law Enforcement Agency.
in good standing in the Police Department in which the person
can obtain an experienced Police Officer employment application from the
City’s Personnel Department by writing to Personnel Manager, City of
Urbana, 400 S. Vine St., Urbana, IL 61801
or by calling (217) 384-2458.
must complete and submit the employment application to the City Personnel
candidates should provide the Personnel Manager with a copy of their
certificate verifying successful completion of Police Training in Law
these documents are received, they will be reviewed to determine the
candidates’ initial eligibility for placement in the Experienced Police
should be directed to Ron Gremore, Personnel Manager at 384-2451.
will not be accepted without accompanying City of Urbana Application.