Thinking about a career change? Do you feel the need to help others in our community and keep them safe? The Illinois State Police have just the job opportunity for you, but you better act fast!

The Pecatonica Division of the Illinois State Police is currently accepting applications for their State Trooper Cadet class which will begin April 2019. According to their Facebook post, completed applications must be received by August 15 to be considered.

Illinois State Trooper applicants must:

  • Be at least 21 years old and a citizen of the United States
  • Have no felony convictions
  • Have a valid driver's license
  • Must be willing to accept an assignment anywhere in Illinois
  • Completed specific education requirements listed here.

To apply online now, go to

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