Police Officer Recruitment

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The Town of Normal is currently accepting applications for Entry Level Police Officer. Please click on the  Police Officer Employment Application!!

Salary Information

(as of April 1, 2023)

  • Training wage: $65,793
  • Year 1: $67,480
  • Year 2: $73,500*
  • Year 3: $79,000*
  • Year 4: $86,000*
  • Year 5: $93,000*
  • *Dependent on PB&PA Unit 22 Union Contract

Normal Police Officers Make a Difference!

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Summary of Benefits

  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employer Paid Health & Dental Insurance
  • Workout on Duty
  • Paid Leave - new officers begin with 24 days/ year (~192 hours)
    • Starting Vacation days: 10
    • Paid Time Off days: 9
    • Personal Convenience Days: 3
    • Court Days: 2


Chief Steve Petrilli Jr.
"Thank you for your interest in joining the Normal Police Department. Our officers make a difference in our community each and every day. NPD is a full-service professional agency. We are proud to be accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. As an accredited agency, NPD is held to the highest standards in law enforcement."

-- NPD Chief Stephen A. Petrilli Jr.
Squad Car Uptown