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Police Internship Program

The Effingham Police Department has developed an unpaid internship program for students enrolled in criminal justice programs at local universities and colleges.

Students participating in the internship program are afforded the opportunity to work next to members of the Effingham Police Department.  The Effingham Police Department is interested in motivated and self-directed individuals who are considering a career in the field of law enforcement.

Interns will experience a variety of job duties to include:

  • Uniform Patrol and  K-9 Patrol
  • Criminal Investigations
  • Telecommunicators / 911 Communications
  • Data Entry

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Jason McFarland

(217) 347-0774 extension 5331
110 South 3rd Street
Effingham, IL 62401
Office hours:
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday
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