Employment and Training
The City of Beardstown Police Department has current openings for police officers. Officers receive a variety of benefits through the City of Beardstown. Those interested in a career with our department can download the Application for Employment. You may drop off or mail your completed application to:
City of Beardstown Police Department
418 E Main St.
Beardstown, IL 62618
The Training Unit supplies both in-service and specialized training to the officers of the department. This includes firearms and tactical training. All officers are required to complete in-service training each year as well as specialized training in areas including taser, defensive tactics, firearms, simulated firearms, drug indication training, hazmat training, and legal updates. All outside training is coordinated through the training unit. Chief of Police O
fficer Shane Hunt
is the training coordinator for all training within the department.
For more information, call (217) 323-3131