Police Department

SALEM BOARD OF POLICE COMMISSIONERS
ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR PATROLMAN
FOR THE SALEM POLICE DEPARTMENT


Applicants must be high school graduates or G.E.D. equivalent, at least 21 years of age; must be under 35 years of age at time of written examination and posting of eligibility register, unless proof of employment as a full-time police officer or served as auxiliary police officer for a minimum of 5 years and under 40 years of age. Copies of the following documents must be submitted with completed applications:
       1. High school diploma, or its equivalent
       2. Military discharge – Form DD-214, if applicable
       3. Certified copy of birth certificate
       4. Associate or Bachelor’s Degree, if applicable


Applications are available at Salem Police Department, 201 S. Rotan, Salem, IL or can be downloaded from the City of Salem website at www.salemil.us. Completed applications and attachments are to be returned to City of Salem, attn: Bev Quinn, City Clerk, 101 S. Broadway, Salem, IL 62881, and postmarked no later than November 29, 2019. The orientation and written examination will be held at the Salem Community Activities Center, 426 E. Oglesby Ave., Salem, IL on December 14, 2019. Mandatory orientation will be held at 8:00 am followed by the written test at 9:00 am.

Patrolman Application

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Sean Reynolds Chief of Police (618) 548-2232
Susan Miller Deputy Chief (618) 548-2232