City of Madison   MADISON, IL   Full-time     Law Enforcement / Security
Posted on August 5, 2022

Police Officer

City of Madison, Il. 

Application for Employment


The City of Madison, Illinois is accepting applications to establish a Police Officer Eligibility List for both Lateral Hire and Entry Level Hire. 


The qualifications listed below are not complete.  For a Complete listing of qualifications, please refer to the Rules & Regulations enclosed in each application packet.  


Applicants Must: 


  1. Be at least 21 years of age at the time of the application deadline. 
  2. Possess or be able to obtain a valid Illinois driver’s license. 
  3. Pass a written examination, or interview, background investigation, polygraph test, psychological exam, physical agility test, drug screening and a thorough medical examination. 
  4. Have a high school diploma or G.E.D. 
  5. Have 20/20 vision or at least 20/50 binocular vision without glasses, correctable to 20/20 with glasses and shall not be color blind. 
  6. Applicants must sign up at the desk of the Madison Police Department, 615 Madison Ave., Madison, Il. starting Monday August 8th, 2022, at 9:00 am through Monday August 29th, 2022.  No signings after 11:59 p.m. on Monday August 29th, 2022.
  7. Written and agility testing will be conducted on Saturday September 10th, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. at the Madison Fire Station located 1800 3rd St., Madison, Il. Agility testing will be immediately following the written exam at a site to be determined.  
  8. Mandatory orientation will be held on Saturday September 17th, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. at the Madison Fire Station located at 1800 3rd Street, Madison, Il. 
  9. Application packets will be handed out at the mandatory orientation. 
  10. The City of Madison is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Board of Police Commissioners Donald Turner Secretary

Madison, Illinois