Mattoon, IL Police Officer Job Application


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Mattoon Police Department

Police Officer Job Application

Application Deadline: Friday, July 26, 2019


Minimum Requirements:

  • $25 non-refundable application fee
  • U.S. citizenship
  • No felony convictions
  • Must posses an Associate’s Degree (in any field) OR have served 24 months active duty in the armed forces
  • Valid driver’s license
  • 21 to under 35 years of age as of August 17, 2019, unless otherwise exempt
  • Residency within 25 miles of City corporate limits, within six (6) months of hire
  • A thorough background investigation including a full medical and psychological evaluation will be required prior to hire; complete disclosure and sincerity within your application is necessary. A polygraph may be required.

Required documentation (must be submitted by 2:00 p.m. on 7/26/19):

  • Online application – available after purchase
  • Consent and Release Agreement (2 pages) – available after purchase
  • Appendix A (2 pages)
  • Copy of college diploma or official college transcripts (unofficial not accepted)
  • Copy of valid driver’s license
  • Copy of birth record as proof of citizenship – can include: U.S. County/State birth certificate, U.S. Passport, or Naturalization papers
  • If applicable, copy of military DD-214 (long form)

Testing and Orientation Information:

Candidates must attend the mandatory orientation, written examination and POWER test on Saturday, August 17, 2019.  Doors will open at 8:00 a.m. Please arrive no later than 8:30 a.m. with a photo ID (driver’s license, state ID, military ID) to sign-in.  There will be no late admittance. Test will be held at:


Lake Land College 

5001 Lakeland Blvd.

Mattoon, IL 61938


Testing is expected to take several hours; bringing a beverage and snack is highly suggested.

Application Process Information:

When you have completed the online application you will receive a confirmation number. You will also need to print and sign the required release form(s) and gather the required documentation (listed above) for submission to IOS Recruitment by 2:00 p.m. on 7/26/19.  Failure to complete any portion of the application process with eliminate you for further consideration. No refunds are issued for incomplete applications.  



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