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Skokie, IL Police Department – Lateral Entry

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

IO Solutions

Job Description

Minimum Requirements:

  • Pay a $35.00 non-refundable application fee;
  • Minimum of 21 years of age by the application deadline date (12/30/2021);
  • S. citizen or legally authorized to work in the U.S. (Submit copy of U.S Birth Certificate, or valid U.S Passport, or Naturalization Papers, or valid/current Permanent Resident Card with Application);
  • High School diploma or equivalent (Submit copy with Application) and ONE of the following:
    • Minimum of sixty (60) college semester hours from an accredited institution by the application deadline date (12/30/2021) (Submit Original or Official Certified Copy of College/University Transcripts from an accredited institution indicating successful completion of sixty (60) college semester hours with Application);


  • Four (4) years of active military service with an Honorable Discharge by the application deadline date (12/30/2021) (Submit a copy of any Military Service Records, including Discharge Papers (DD Form 214) with application;
  • Possess a valid Driver’s License;
  • Must be a full-time Sworn Police 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 break in service of six months or more.
  • Submit a Certificate attesting to successful completion of the Minimum Standards Basic Law Enforcement Training Course, as provided in the Illinois Police Training Act. Evidence of such will be subject to final approval and waiver by ILETSB. (Submit copy with Application)
  • Have correctable vision to 20/20 and can distinguish colors;
  • Within 24-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 are NOT eligible for employment (please see policy included in the Agreement);
  • Enter into an “Abstinence of Tobacco Products Agreement”;
  • Must have ability to comprehend the English Language (written and spoken);
  • Application and supporting documents must be completed and submitted to IO Solutions Attn: Skokie PD 1520 Kensington Road, Suite 110, Oak Brook, IL 60523, no later than 4:00 p.m. (CST) on December 30, 2021.

How to Apply

Application deadline is 4:00 p.m. (CST) on Thursday, December 30, 2021.