Police Department

201 East Nolen Street, West Frankfort, Illinois  62896         Telephone: (618) 937-3502 / (618) 937-3503  
Fax: (618) 937-3197  

Mike Irwin, Chief

Part Time Police Application
Dispatch Application

West Frankfort Police Department

201 East Nolen St.

West Frankfort, IL 62896

Phone: (618)937-3502

Michael Irwin, Chief of Police


The City of West Frankfort Illinois Board of Fire and Police Commissioners will be conducting an open, competitive examination for the position of Full-Time Police Officer.

At the time you come pick up application packet must have valid driverís license for verification purposes to receive the application packet. 

An application packet will be available at the West Frankfort Police Department, 201 East Nolen St. beginning;


September 10th, 2018 at 0800 hours


Application Return deadline :  September 24, 2018 at 1700 hours at the West Frankfort Police Department

When returning application, all individuals must submit copies of the following documents:

         Birth Certificate

         Applicants must be 21 years of age upon completion of the Police Academy

         High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)

         Valid Illinois Driverís License

         No Felony Convictions

         Completion and submission of all required documents by deadline date.


Commissioner: Jerry Harkins               (618) 937-3502  
The West Frankfort Police Department is an enhanced 911 dispatch center comprised of 13 full time police officers, 4 full time dispatchers, 3 half time dispatchers and 12 auxillary officers. 

The West Frankfort Police Department is seeking the assistance from the citizens of West Frankfort in making West Frankfort a safer place to work and live. This Tip Line has been established to provide community members with an avenue to anonymously provide information to the West Frankfort Police. If you are a witness to a crime or have information regarding a specific crime or on-going criminal activity, you may report this information to the police without fear of being identified.        tips@westfrankfortpd.com

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