Police Officer Testing


Quincy Police Department


Quincy Police Officer Testing


Full time

Job Details & Functions

Quincy Police Officer Testing

Job Requirements

Applicants must meet the following qualifications: 

1.  CITIZENSHIP -  Must be a United States Citizen.  If not a resident of Quincy, applicant must agree to move to and live within the boundaries of AdamsCounty within 6 months after appointment.

2.  EDUCATION -  High School diploma or equivalent is required. Associates Degree is preferred.

3.  AGE -                Not less than 20 1/2 years nor more than 34 years. No age restrictions for active full-time law enforcement officers.

4.  All applicants must pass the following:  physical agility test, written examination, background check, oral interview, psychological and polygraph tests, a physical examination and a drug test.  Applicants will be furnished a fact sheet explaining various points about being a police officer.

(Effective now) 

Plus subsequent increases and benefits.  The City of Quincy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The Quincy Police Department is a Veteran’s OJT Facility.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The Quincy Police Department has lateral entry for active full-time law enforcement officers.  Starting salary for lateral entry officers will be based on the officer’s level of experience up to and including 5 years.

How to apply

Applications are available starting January 15, 2016 at Quincy City Hall, 730 Maine Street, Quincy, Illinois, 62301, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday and online here: Please click this link for application
Applications must be returned to the Board of Fire and Police Commission, 730 Maine Street, Suite 123, Quincy, Illinois, 62301, no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, February 26, 2016.

If you have any questions contact the Fire and Police Commission office at 217/228-4545, or e-mail your questions to: fire&policeboard@quincyil.gov

Testing will be Saturday, March 12, 2016, starting at 9:00 a.m.  Applicants should report to Quincy University Health and Fitness Center, 1800 Oak Street, Quincy, IL 62301.