City Launches Police Officer Recruitment

Starting January 2, the City will begin accepting applications for Entry-level Police Officers to join the Champaign Police Department.  For more information, and to apply, visit the Apply to Serve website.  The application deadline for Entry-level Police Officers is February 9.  Please note that applications for Experienced Police Officers are accepted year-round at

Optional Recruitment Information Session:

Interested individuals are encouraged to attend an information session on Monday, January 22 at 6:00 p.m. at the Champaign Police Department, Dodsworth/Tatman Room, 82 E. University Ave., Champaign.

For more information about the City of Champaign Police Department and the recruitment process, visit or download the 2018 Testing Information Packet.