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The Peoria County Sheriff's Office serves a population of approximately 183,000 people that live in a 629 square mile area. Our mission is to work in partnership with the community, to improve the quality of life by reducing the fear and incidence of crime, to recognize and resolve problems, and to fulfill the law enforcement needs of the citizens of Peoria County, Illinois.
The Peoria County Sheriff's Office is currently accepting applications for experienced candidates with completed PTI Training to join our Patrol team. In addition to the benefits provided as an employee of Peoria County Government, PCSO Deputies enjoy the convenience of a take-home squad car, reimbursed fitness membership, up-to-date and cutting-edge law enforcement technology on the job, and multiple opportunities for advancement into specialty fields within the Sheriff's Office.
Currently, priority is being given to candidates who have completed PTI and have prior service as a full-time Law Enforcement Officer as defined by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board.
Salary starts between $58,047 for one year of prior service and up to $64,984 for four years of prior service.
Peoria County Lateral Bonus Agreement
Deputies at the Peoria County Sheriff's Office are given opportunities to advance their training and broaden their skill sets through various specialties.