Think you or someone you know has what it takes to be a Rockford police officer?

The Rockford Police Department is now accepting applications for police officers. They are seeking candidates that are effective problem solvers, critical thinkers, and good communicators, both verbal and written. The starting salary is $53,867.

Those seeking a career in law enforcement must successfully complete a multistep process. Applications are available online at and must be completed online by Tuesday, March 31, 2020. Applications may also be completed in the Human Resources office at City Hall, 425 E. State Street.

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