Deputy Sheriff

Winnebago County Sheriff's Office - Rockford, Illinois

Nov 18, 2020

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Application Deadline:
Jan 8, 2021

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$60,162 annual
Academy Graduate:
$$60,162 annual
Lateral Transfer:
$$60,162 annual

Job Description

Winnebago County Sheriff’s Police

Deputy Sheriff

The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for the position of Merited Deputy Sheriff. The successful applicant will perform the duties and responsibilities of a Law Enforcement Officer. To request an application packet, interested applicants must send an e-mail to Apply@WCSO-IL.US.

A physical and written test will be held on January 9th at 9:00 a.m. at the Criminal Justice Center, 650 W. State S Rockford, IL 61102. Application deadline is January 8th at 9:00 a.m.


  1. Must be a citizen of the United States

  2. Must be at least 21 years of age

  3. Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent

  4. Must possess a valid driver’s license upon which the applicant may legally operate a motor vehicle in the State of Illinois.

  5. Must not have been convicted of a felony nor any other crime which would prevent the applicant from attending a certified academy for basic police training under the Illinois Police Training Act (50 ILSC 705/1 et seq.) or which would prevent the applicant from legally possessing a firearm.

Applicants must successfully pass the following examinations

  1. Physical Fitness Test

  2. Written Test

  3. Oral Examination

  4. Background Investigation

  5. Psychological Assessment

  6. Medical Examination

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience: None

We welcome laterals also.

Contact Informaton

Tammie Stanley

Winnebago County Sheriff's Office
650 W. State Street
Rockford, Illinois 61102
phone: 815-319-3478

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