The MVPD accepts lateral applications for those who have law enforcement experience on an ongoing basis.

We are accepting applications for patrol officer. Applications are due back February 17th, 2022. The physical agility and written test will be held on February 26th, 2022. For further information, download the application below. You can email completed applications to or drop off or mail them to the Mt. Vernon Police Department, 211 N 10th St, Mt. Vernon, IL  62864.