Our Entry-Level Hiring Window is now open.
Apply HERE through October 31, 2023.
You can also text JoinRPD to 815-473-8383 to apply or chat with a recruiter.
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If you are looking for a career with one of the largest police agencies in the State of Illinois, opportunities for quick advancement, and various ways to make a difference, then apply for the Rockford Police Department!
To apply or chat with us, text JOINRPD to 815-473-8383 or contact our recruiter, Officer 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 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.