Lateral Entry Police Examination
Geneseo Police Department
The City of Geneseo Board of Police Commissioners will conduct lateral entry interviews for the purpose of maintaining Police Officer eligibility lists as required by Illinois State Statute.
Application packets may be obtained by contacting the Geneseo Police Department, 119 S. Oakwood Ave. Geneseo, Illinois 61254; phone: 309-944-5141; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or by clicking here. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled. All qualified applicants will be notified in writing of the place and time of interviews by the board. All applicants are subject to the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Police Commissioners.
**LATERAL ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS**
1.Certification from the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board as a certified full time police officer; and
2.Previous continuous service as a Police Officer in the State of Illinois for a minimum of two years; and
3.In good standing in the Police Department in which the person currently serves or separated from with no adverse employment action; and
4.Eligible to be granted a waiver of basic training from the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board.
5.Must pass oral examination/interview, psychological, polygraph, medical and background checks.
6.Must reside no more than fifteen (15) miles from City Hall after the 1-year probation period.
The City of Geneseo is an Equal Opportunity Employer