Skokie, IL Lateral Police Department

  • Full Time
  • Skokie, IL
  • Posted on February 17, 2021

IO Solutions

Job Description

Thank you for your interest in the Village of Skokie Police Department.  The following information is intended to provide general information regarding the Village of Skokie’s Pre-Certified Police Officer Recruitment Process.


All individuals interested in becoming a Skokie Police Officer must meet the following minimum requirements:


  • $35.00 non-refundable application fee;
  • Minimum of 21 years of age and under 35 years of age by the application deadline (April 1, 2021);
  • United States citizen or legally authorized to work in the U.S.;
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • ONE of the following:
    • Minimum of sixty (60) college semester hours from an accredited institution by the application deadline date;


  • Four (4) years of active military service with an Honorable Discharge by the application deadline date;
  • Possess a valid Driver’s License;
  • Must be a full-time sworn officer that is certified or have the ability to be certified by Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board and served as a Sworn Police Officer for a period of 2 years or more without a minimal break in service (not to exceed 6 months);
  • Strict compliance with Skokie Police Department Appearance Policy, specifically provisions relating to Tattoos, Body Piercing and Beards. Click here to view the policy: SPD Appearance Policy
  • Have correctable vision to 20/20 and have the ability to distinguish colors;
  • Within 18 months from hire, reside in Cook, Lake or DuPage County in Illinois;
  • Enter into an “Authorization for Release of Personal Information Agreement”;
  • Enter into an “Employment of Relatives Agreement”;
    • NOTE: Applicants with relatives who are currently employed with the Village will not be eligible for hire.
  • Enter into an “Abstinence from Tobacco Products Agreement”;
  • Compliance with Skokie Police Department Appearance Policy;
  • Must have ability to understand the English Language (written and spoken);
  • Completion and submission of Village of Skokie Public Safety Application and other required documents to IOS Recruitment by April 1, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

How to Apply

How to Apply: • Purchase a non-refundable application fee is required to start the process. • Please visit to purchase the application • Submit all supporting documentation to I/O Solutions by hand or mail • Complete your application by Thursday, April 1st, 2021