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.
The Peoria County Sheriff's Office is currently accepting applications for experienced candidates with completed PTI Training to join our Patrol team. In addition to the benefits provided as an employee of Peoria County Government, PCSO Deputies enjoy the convenience of a take-home squad car, reimbursed fitness membership, up-to-date and cutting-edge law enforcement technology on the job, and multiple opportunities for advancement into specialty fields within the Sheriff's Office.
Currently, priority is being given to candidates who have completed PTI and have prior service as a full-time Law Enforcement Officer as defined by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board.
Salary Information: Salary starts between $58,047 for one year of prior service and up to $64,984 for four years of prior service.
How to Apply: To apply, click the "Download Our Application" link below. Completed applications and other required application materials can be submitted to Deb Whetstone by email: firstname.lastname@example.org, by mail: Deb Whetstone - Peoria County Sheriff's Office - 301 N Maxwell Road, Peoria, IL 61604, or in-person in the lobby on the second floor of the Peoria County Sheriff's Office.
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
Deputies at the Peoria County Sheriff's Office are given opportunities to advance their training and broaden their skill sets through various specialties.