If you are looking for a career with one of the largest police agencies in the State of Illinois, opportunities for quick advancement, and a variety of ways to make a difference, then apply for the Rockford Police Department!
Our Entry-Level Hiring Window is OPEN!
Click HERE to apply.
Are you ALREADY an officer? Make the move over to RPD!
We're hiring Lateral Officers too. Apply HERE.
Text JOINRPD to 815-473-8383 to chat with a Recruiter or apply.
Not quite sure yet? Fill out our Job Interest Card HERE.
Contact our recruiter, Investigator Katy Statler, at 779-500-6628 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. You can also scroll down to the bottom of this page to find additional information/forms.
The Rockford Police Department offers are numerous ways to advance in the department.
Specialized units include, but are not limited to the below list:
An applicant for the police officer position should be aware of the Rockford Police Department Patrol Division 10-Hour shifts:
Upon completion of the training program, you will be assigned to a patrol shift. Once a year you will have the opportunity to bid for the shift of your choice. Assignments to the shifts will be determined by seniority.
The City of Rockford is an Equal Opportunity Employer.