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NON-EMERGENCY (217) 483-2453

117 E. Mulberry St. Chatham, IL 62629 FAX: (217) 483-7153

Please Check Back in the Summer/Fall of 2020 for our next police officer testing cycle


Chatham Police Recruitment

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The Village of Chatham Police Commission establishes and maintains an eligibility list for hiring purposes. The current list expires in December, 2018. It is believed that the testing process for a new list will begin in late summer/early fall. Testing includes a written exam, a physical test, and a medical examination.  Applicants must be United States citizens and must be 21 years of age or older to be appointed.  Please check back to this website for more details on the testing process dates/times as they become available.


The following links contain useful information for anyone interested in a career in dispatching or police work.


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