Admin. 815-933-0401 Fax 815-933-0463
City of Kankakee, IL
C/O C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E.
Personnel Testing Service
Sworn Officers: 65
Application Deadline: 10/27/2021
The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners for the City of Kankakee are now accepting applications for the position of Police Officer
Testing is being conducted for an immediate need to hire 10-12 Police Officers and to establish an Eligibility List for anticipated hiring needs
Kankakee is located 60 miles south of the City of Chicago. Situated along the beautiful Kankakee River, it boasts natural beauty and outdoor adventures. There are museums, parks, race car circuits, restaurants, and plenty of more activities to enjoy in this wonderful city.
The Kankakee City Police Department, is committed to serving all people with respect, fairness and compassion. Acting in partnership with the community to protect life and property, they strive to prevent crime and help preserve peace, and order.
With community service as their foundation, they will address problems and seek solutions with honesty and integrity. They shall maintain public respect by holding themselves to the highest standards of performance and ethics.
Applications are available at:
Applications will be online for purchase until 10/27/21 – 2:00 PM
ATTN: Kankakee PD
200 W. Higgins Road, Suite 201
Schaumburg, IL 60195
Note: There will be a physical examination conducted on the day of testing for any applicants who does not possess a valid P.O.W.E.R. Card.
All individuals meeting eligibility requirements are encouraged to continue with the application process
Additional information will be provided in the packet which can be downloaded at:
There is a $10.00 non-refundable application fee. Applications are NOT available at the Kankakee Police Department or City Hall.
Applicants must attend the mandatory orientation and test date
Mandatory Orientation, Physical and Written Examination
Saturday, November 13, 2021
Registration starts at 9:00 AM
Orientation – 9:30 AM
Physical and Written Examination immediately following the Orientation
Kankakee High School
1200 West Jeffery Street
Kankakee, IL 60901
All applications are subject to the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners of the City of Kankakee, which is an Equal Opportunity Employer.