The Kankakee Police Department will be testing for the position of Police Officer on October 8, 2022, at the Kankakee Community College, 100 College Drive, Kankakee Illinois 60901.
The Kankakee Police Department serves the citizens of Kankakee, Illinois. A community of approximately 24,000 residents, Kankakee is located 60 miles south of Chicago. The Police Department employs 67 Officers who generate and respond to approximately 65,000 calls for service every year.
The mission of the Kankakee Police Department is committed to serving all people with respect, fairness and compassion. Acting in partnership with the community to protect life and property, we strive to prevent crime and help preserve peace, order, and safety.
The Kankakee Police Department is dedicated to providing a quality work environment by promoting the positive development of its members through effective education and leadership.
1. Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident.
2. Applicants who are 20 years of age shall be eligible to take the initial examination for Patrol Officer but must have attained the age of 21 years by the date of appointment. All applicants shall not have attained the age of 36 years by the date of appointment except as otherwise provided by Statute. 3. Must possess a valid State of Illinois Driver’s License within 30 days from the date of appointment
4. High School Diploma or equivalent
5. No Felony Convictions 6. Must pass medical exam, vision, psychological exam and background investigation.
Applicants wishing to obtain a P.O.W.E.R. Test card prior to the test date, may contact the institutions below for information.
P.O.W.E.R Test may cost an average of $25.00 to $50.00. Applicants are responsible for the cost of the P.O.W.E.R Test. The P.O.W.E.R Test can be taken at many locations throughout the state including:
If you need additional information please contact the Kankakee Police Department at: 815-933-0401.