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Lateral move.

Limitless Opportunities.

Champaign

Police Department

$20,000 Bonus

For Lateral Transfers

I'm ready to level up

$20,000 Bonus

For Lateral Transfers

I'm ready to level up

Lateral move.

Limitless Opportunities.

Are you an experienced officer who wants to get more out of your career?

Time to level up.

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When you make a lateral move to the Champaign Police Department, you’re not only getting unmatched incentives – you’re joining an elite team of experts with a tradition of specialized training, innovation, and excellence.

Level up your

incentives.

  • $66,724 to $78,556 starting annual salary for experienced officers (commensurate with experience). Increases to $68,892-$81,110 on 7/1/22.
  • $20,000 hiring incentive for qualified, experienced police officers. (Learn More)
  • $10,000 incentive for moving to Champaign – or even moving within Champaign – AND an additional $7,000/year residency incentive bonus for officers living in the city limits.

Level up your

expertise.

  • Excellent training experience for specialized units (crime scene, SWAT, K-9, crisis intervention, and more).
  • Commitment to professional development.
  • Career advancement and leadership opportunities.

Level up your

community.

  • Thriving, diverse community – the best of urban life in a smaller city.
  • Home to the flagship University of Illinois and Big Ten sports.
  • One of the fastest-growing cities in Illinois.

Level up your

career.

  • Competitive salaries and excellent benefits.
  • Exceed your professional goals.
  • Positive, inclusive workplace culture.