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Lincoln Depot Site Plan

The Lincoln Train Depot will be undergoing a major facelift, putting the Depot back to its original splendor.  Please take a look at the site plan document and tell us what you think.

Depot Site Plan

If you are looking for an exciting career in Law Enforcement and want to be hired by a very progressive and professional department please look over the requirements and attend our next police officer testing date.

 

Requirements

  • Must be United States Citizen.
  • Must be 21 to 35 years of age. (Military Veterans have extensions per state law)
  • Must possess High School Diploma or GED.
  • No felony convictions.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license.

 

The City of Lincoln utilizes two lists for hiring new personnell:  New Hire List and Lateral Hire List

 

NEW HIRE TESTING 

The Lincoln Police & Fire Commission conducts testing for the position of police officer every 2 years.  The current New Hire List expires September 14, 2017.  Lincoln Police & Fire Commission is now testing.  There will be a Mandatory Orientation Meeting August 12, 2017 at 1:00 PM at the Lincoln Park District, 1400 Primm Road, Lincoln, IL.  Please complete the New Hire Application below and bring it with you to the Orientation Meeting along with any necessary paperwork (Transcripts, DD214, etc).  Written Testing will conclude on September 2, 2017.  Oral interviews will be September 23 by appointment.

New Hire Application (PDF)

 

Testing Process

  1. Written Test - testing is conducted through National Testing Network.  There is a $49 fee to take the written test with National Testing Network.  Testing locations are located throughout Illinois with the closest testing location at Parkland College, 2400 W. Bradley Ave, U Building, Room 203, Champaign, IL.
  2. Oral Interview

 

All passing applicants will be scored based on the written test and oral interviews on a preliminary list.  Military points can be added and a final list will be established.  To be hired from the list by the police department, applicants will be have to pass the following:

 

  • Comprehensive Background Investigation
  • Psychological Test
  • Polygraph
  • Drug Testing/Medical Exam

 

If you are hired by the Lincoln Police Department then we will send you to the necessary training required by State law.  You can also complete the training on your own at a certified police training academy in Illinois.  A list of training facilities can be found on the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board website.   Please note that academies in Illinois require you to pass the ILETSB POWER Test prior to admission.  Failure to pass the POWER test will result in immediate termination.  Please review the POWER test requirement prior to application.

If you are certified as a law enforcement officer in another state you may qualify for a transition course through the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board to gain your Illinois certification.    More information can be found on the ILESTB website

 

The City of Lincoln is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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LATERAL TESTING 

Lateral Entry - If you are currently employed by another law enforcement agency inside of Illinois for the past 3 years, you may qualify for Lateral Entry.  You can complete an application and submit it to the Lincoln Police Department.  The current Lateral Police list expires June 15, 2018.  

 

The City of Lincoln is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Lateral Entry Application (PDF)

 

If you are seeking employment as a dispatcher, please contact Logan County Dispatch at (217)732-3911.

 

 

Calendar of Events

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CITY COUNCIL COMMITTEE OF WHOLE MEETING
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CITY COUNCIL MEETING
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CITY COUNCIL COMMITTEE OF WHOLE MEETING

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Contact Information

 

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City Hall
700 Broadway Street
Lincoln, Illinois 62656

(217)735-2815

 

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Mayor
(217)735-1612
 
City Administrator
(217)732-2122
 
City Clerk
(217)735-2815
 
Building and Safety
(217)732-6318
 
Street and Alley
(217)732-4655
 
Waste Water Treatment
(217)732-4030
 
Fire Department
(217)735-4020
 
Police Department
(217)732-2151