The Peoria County Sheriff's Office serves a population of approximately 183,000 people that live in a 629 square mile area. Our mission is to work in partnership with the community, to improve the quality of life by reducing the fear and incidence of crime, to recognize and resolve problems, and to fulfill the law enforcement needs of the citizens of Peoria County, Illinois.
Ability to pass a series of tests including: physical agility test, written exam, polygraph, psychological exam, pre-employment medical exam, and background check.
Must submit to fingerprinting by the Peoria County Sheriff's Office.
Must submit the following supplemental application materials: photocopy of birth certificate, photocopy of high school diploma or equivalent, photocopies of transcripts or proof of further education (if applicable), photocopy of proof of honorable discharge from military service/DD214 (if applicable)
Reimbursed Fitness Membership and Bi-Annual Fitness Bonus
Use of Cutting-Edge Law Enforcement Technology
Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
Pension Plan (IMRF-SLEP)
Employee Discounts on Cellular Service and at Various Retailers
Union Membership in the Police Benevolent Labor Committee
Multiple Opportunities for Advancement
Starting salary for a Deputy Sheriff is $53,182.99. Salary is determined by union contract.
Deputies at the Peoria County Sheriff's Office are given opportunities to advance their training and broaden their skill sets through various specialties.