Join our Team!

The City of Pekin, Il is seeking applicants to test for its full-time Police Recruits eligibility list for our next round of law enforcement recruitment. Are you ready to embark on a career in law enforcement and looking for the perfect Illinois community to serve? Do you have a strong desire to serve and protect? If so, read on!


Our Police Recruits start at a competitive wage of $31.31/hr (day shift) & $31.83/hr (evening/night shift). We also offer excellent benefits including defined pension plan, outstanding insurance, wellness benefits, paid vacation time, personal time off (PTO), and many other voluntary benefits. The City of Pekin is a drug-free work facility. Our department of 56 sworn officers has room for advancement and many special assignment opportunities, such as CIERT (swat), MEG (drug), FTO (field training officer), Range Masters, K-9, Investigations, and more to take advantage of. If this is the right entry-level law enforcement opportunity for you, apply today for initial testing!

***New Hire Testing Date on June 4th, 2022***

Click on "New Hires" button below to open New Hire Application Packet. More information is located inside the packet. 

If you are already a Police Officer, click the "Lateral Hires" link below. If you are not a Police Officer and looking to test with our Department, click the "New Hires" link below.