Mattoon, IL Police Department

IO Solutions

Police Officer Minimum Requirements:

  • $25 non-refundable application fee
  • U.S. citizenship
  • No felony convictions
  • Must possess an Associate’s Degree (in any field) OR have served 24 months active duty in the armed forces
  • Valid driver’s license
  • 21 to under 35 years of age as of February 9, 2021 unless otherwise exempt*
  • Residency within 25 miles of City corporate limits, within six (6) months of hire
  • Submission of an online application and all documents listed on the checklist by 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 9, 2021
  • A thorough background investigation including a full medical and psychological evaluation will be required prior to hire; complete disclosure and sincerity within your application is necessary. (A polygraph may be required)

How to Apply

How to Apply: • Purchase and complete your application at by the application deadline • Submit all supporting documentation by the application deadline of Tuesday, February 9th, 2021 at 4:00 pm.