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Western Springs, IL Police Department

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Job Description

Police Officer Minimum Requirements:

  • $35.00 non-refundable application fee
  • No felony convictions
  • US Citizenship
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • High school diploma or Equivalent (G.E.D. certificate)
  • 21 to 34 years of age as of application deadline (1/11/22) or as otherwise exempt from age limitation by Illinois State Statute 65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-6
  • Must hold at least 60 semester hours from an accredited College or University OR A copy of DD-214 long form showing at least thirty- six (36) months of active service in any branch of the United States military service with an honorable discharge or has served for 180 days of active duty in the United States Armed Forces in combat duty recognized by the Department of Defense and was honorably discharged as outlined in Illinois State Statute 65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-6.
  • Must have a current and valid POWER Test Card dated within 12 months prior application deadline (cards considered valid only if issued 1/11/2021 – 1/11/2022).
  • Must be physically able to perform the essential duties of the position
  • Must have at least 20/100 binocular vision without glasses, correctable to 20/20 with glasses and shall not be color blind
  • Must be of good moral character
  • Must not have tattoos that would be visible in whole or in part while wearing any uniform apparel of the department
  • Must pass all phases of the testing process
  • Must participate in an eight (8) hour ride-along with a police officer during the background investigation portion of the hiring process. The ride-along will be scheduled by the agency at that time.
  • The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners requires all employees to enter into an expense reimbursement agreement upon hire.

How to Apply

How to Apply: • Purchase and complete your application at by the application deadline 0 Thursday, January 11th, 2022 at 4:00 pm. • Submit all supporting documentation by the application deadline