Police Department

The Bethany Police Department is currently taking resumes for Part-Time Police Officers.

Applicants need to be PTI Certified

Pay Rate will be:

$27.00 an hour (Monday-Thursday)

$30.00 an hour (Friday-Sunday)

Please send your resume to:

Chief Nichols



The Bethany Police Department has two full-time officers and one part-time officer. Additional coverage is provided by the Moultrie County Sheriff Department.

If you would like to contact the police for any non-emergent questions, please call the station at 665-3111.

If you are witnessing a crime in progress or are experiencing an emergency, please dial 911.

To contact the Chief of Police, please visit the Village of Bethany Police Department Facebook page or call the station.

If you would like to submit a Village Ordinance Complaint or a Barking Dog Complaint, please scroll to the bottom of this page and print out the necessary forms, or stop by the Village Hall to pick one up. Completed forms can either be dropped off at the Village Hall during business hours or emailed to nicholsc@bethanypolice.org. Thank you.




We are always taking applications for part-time police officers for the Village of Bethany. If you are interested in applying, please scroll to the bottom of this page to print out an application, or stop by the Village Hall to pick one up!

Contact Info

Chris Nichols
Chief of Police
(217) 855-2172
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Adam Payne
Full-Time Officer

Drake Grubb
Part-Time Officer