Police Officer Recruitment

Join the NPD!

The Town of Normal is currently accepting applications for entry-level police officers. 

Apply today via the Town's employment application portal.

Salary Information

(as of April 1, 2022)

  • Training wage: $64,179
  • Year 1: $67,480
  • Year 2: $73,500*
  • Year 3: $79,000*
  • Year 4: $86,000*
  • Year 5: $93,000*
  • *Dependent on Union Contract

Normal Police Officers Make a Difference!

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Summary of Benefits

  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employer Paid Health & Dental Insurance
  • 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


Head and shoulders photo of NPD Chief Rick Bleichner
"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 ty 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 Rick Bleichner
Photo of a Normal Police Patrol Vehicle in front of the Normal Police Department