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Entry-Level Police Officer

Antioch, Illinois



Antioch Police Department








Salary: $54,184 - $83,137.60

Population: 14,430

Sworn Officers: 27

Application Deadline: 12/6/16




The Village of Antioch, Illinois is accepting applications for the position of entry-level police officer with the Antioch Police Department. 



Duties and Responsibilities Include:

  • Full-service Municipal Policing;

  • Enforcement of State and Local Laws;

  • Prepare written reports on assigned tasks and attend court, and testify when necessary;

  • Community Policing, assist and render aid to citizens, conduct building checks, and investigate suspicious persons, vehicles, noises, etc.;

  • Uniform patrol, traffic control, motor vehicle assists, and traffic crash investigations.


Salary Range:


Probationary $54,184 to $83,137.60 after 8 years (under current FOP contract)




  • Ability to participate in health, prescription, dental, and life insurance.

  • Uniform, firearm, soft body armor, and leather equipment issued by Department.

  • Paid sick time, vacation time, holidays and longevity are per collective bargaining agreement.


All applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications and requirements at the time of application as established by the Village of Antioch:

  • Be a U.S. citizen;

  • Minimum of 21 years of age by date of hire; 

  • Possess a high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent;

  • No felony convictions (or convictions for certain misdemeanors);

  • Possess a valid State-issued driver's license (Note: Must possess a valid Illinois Driver's License at time of employment);

  • Successfully pass written and oral examinations; a physical aptitude test (P.O.W.E.R. Test); physical examination; psychological examination; a drug screening, and a background investigation;

  • Pay a $45.00 non-refundable application processing fee.


Notice to Current (or Previous)

Certified Law Enforcement Officer Applicants:


You must meet the following minimum requirements

to be eligible to apply:

  1. Employment as a full-time non-probationary, sworn law enforcement officer in a regular police department in any municipal, county, university, or State law enforcement agency for at least two (2) years.

  2. Current certified law enforcement officer -OR-  Able to re-certify per the ILETSB requirements. -AND-

  3. Meet the age requirements specified in all applicable Illinois Statutes.


Submission of Application:


Applications MUST be submitted online by Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 4:00 PM (CST).  Faxed, e-mailed, mailed or dropped off applications will NOT be accepted. Applications submitted after the deadline will NOT be accepted. Only one application per person, per testing cycle will be accepted.



Mandatory Orientation and Written Examination Testing:


Following completion of all application materials and review of minimum requirements, qualified applicants will be invited to attend the following: Clear your calendar and make sure you are available on the following date to attend a mandatory orientation and complete a written examination. All candidates will receive an email approximately one week prior regarding their status in the process.


Saturday, December 17, 2016
To be determined
(Applicants will be notified via email closer to the date)











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