Johnston Police hiring certified officers.

The Johnston Police Department is accepting applications for certified (lateral transfer) police officers. In-state applicants must hold current ILEA certification and have, at minimum, successful completion of a field training program and two years’ experience upon hire with no less than a 180-day break in service. Out-of-state POST-certified applicants must have a minimum of four years’ law enforcement experience with less than a 180-day break in service. Law enforcement officers interested in applying should demonstrate professionalism, a commitment to community policing, and have a proven work history of pro activity and citizen engagement.

The department will offer a starting salary as high as $67,051, dependent upon qualifications, and up to $2,500 incentive pay upon successful completion of field training.

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