Recruiting

If you are looking for an exciting career in Law Enforcement and want to be hired by a very progressive and professional department please look over the requirements and attend our next police officer testing date.

Lateral Entry - If you are currently employed by another law enforcement agency inside of Illinois for the past 3 years, you may qualify for Lateral Entry.  You can complete an application and submit it to the Lincoln Police Department.

Lateral Entry Application (PDF)

If you are seeking employment as a dispatcher, please contact Logan County Dispatch at (217)732-4159.

 

Requirements

  • Must be United States Citizen.
  • Must be 21 to 35 years of age.
  • Must possess High School Diploma or GED.
  • No felony convictions.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license.

 

Testing Process

Physical TestILETSB POWER Test

  • Sit ups
  • 1 ½ Mile Run
  • Bench press
  • Sit and Reach

Written Test

  • Oral Interview
  • Background Investigation
  • Psychological Test
  • Polygraph

If you would like to be informed of the next test date, please fill out the form below.

Contact Details
 

Missing Child Alerts

The Lincoln Police Department has partnered with A Child Is Missing program.  This system utilizes home phone numbers, cell phone numbers, email addresses, and even Facebook updates.  The program works best if you signup online with their website for alerts.  Your information is kept private and is only used for alerts.

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BuyCrash.com

The Lincoln Police Department now utilizes Appriss for collecting traffic crash information and submitting to the State of Illinois. Appriss provides BuyCrash.com for those involved with the crash to receive copies of reports.

Please visit BuyCrash.com if you need a copy of your accident report.

Freedom of Information Act

The Lincoln Police Department reponds to all Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests.  In doing so we retain the right under Illinois State Law to maintain the privacy of individuals.  

For more information click here.

Drunkstopper.com

Toll-Free 24 Hour Anonymous Hotline

1-866-479-2857

Website: www.drunkstopper.com

Focus on these activities:

  • Underage Drinking Parties
  • Fake ID's
  • Illegal Sales of Alcohol

Note: Your name and personal information are not asked for and your submission will remain anonymous to the parties involved

Lincoln Police Department

911 Pekin St.
Lincoln, IL 62656
ph 217.732.2151 fax 217.732.4589