New Officer Police Examination

Geneseo Police Department

Geneseo, Illinois


The City of Geneseo Board of Police Commissioners will conduct a new recruit examination for the purpose of merging and maintaining Police Officer eligibility lists as required by Illinois State Statute.  New recruit testing date is March 24, 2018.


Application packets may be obtained by contacting the Geneseo Police Department, 119 S. Oakwood Ave. Geneseo, Illinois 61254; phone: 309-944-5141; e-mail: or by selecting the appropriate link below.  Completed forms must be returned to the Geneseo Police Department by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, March 16, 2018.  All qualified applicants will be notified in writing of the place and time of exams by the board.  All applicants are subject to the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Police Commissioners.




1.Age not less than 21 years old.

2.Age not more than 35 years old unless exempt from such age limitations as provided in Section 5/10-2.1-6 of the Fire and Police Commissioners Act.

3.Citizen of the United States.

4.High School Graduate or equivalent.

5.Must pass Physical Aptitude, Written, Oral, Psychological, Polygraph and Medical Exams and a Background check.

6.Must reside no more than fifteen (15) miles from City Hall after the 1-year probation period.

CLICK HERE for the New Officer Recruitment Packet


The City of Geneseo is an Equal Opportunity Employer