The City of Osceola is now accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and meet ILEA and City of Osceola standards. Currently certified officers preferred but not required, lateral entry accepted. Testing, if required, will include written, physical, medical and psychological examinations as well as extensive background investigation. The City of Osceola conforms to Federal guidelines for a drug free workplace.
The Osceola Police Department has 3 sworn law enforcement officers, one being the Town Marshal, that are responsible for routine police functions which run two shifts, sometimes staggered. The Department may be called upon to assist neighboring police departments if there is a need and may also ask for assistance under certain circumstances. The department provides the community with quality police and public services, impartial enforcement of the law, while treating all people with fairness and respect.