Must be between 21 years of age and under the age of 35 as of the respective testing date AND at such time as the Final Eligibility List is posted (exceptions for active military personnel and previous police experience per 65 ICLS 5/10-2.1-6)
High school diploma or equivalent high school education
Good moral character and possess temperate habits
Be of sound mind and health and physically able to perform the essential functions of Police Officer.
Must be a resident of, and legally authorized to work in the U.S.
Certification of having passed the Peace Officer Wellness Evaluation Report (POWER) test through a certified testing agency – POWER test card must be issued within the 6 months prior to the written examination (valid if issued between 04/27/2020 to 9/27/2020).
Valid Driver’s License
Must be able to communicate fluently in English (including reading, speaking and comprehension).
Valid Illinois Firearms Owner Identification (FOID) prior to receiving a conditional offer of employment.