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Burbank, Illinois



City of Burbank

c/o C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E.

Personnel Testing Service

Phone: 847-310-2677




Starting Salary:




Population: 29,000

Sworn Officers: 53


Application Deadline: 8/16/17




The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners for the City of Burbank is now accepting applications for the position of Entry Level Law Enforcement.


Testing is being conducted for immediate hires and to establish a new Eligibility List for future hiring needs.


Burbank is located in Cook County, at the southwest edge of the city of Chicago. Conveniently located only 12 miles southwest of the Loop, and bordered by Oak Lawn, Bridgeview and Bedford Park makes living in Burbank a great place to raise a family or establish a business.


Founded in 1982, the Burbank Police Department has grown to a professionally trained, 53- member force. Supervisors are required to attend advanced training from the Police Institute of Northwestern University or FBI National Academy.



Applications are available at:


Applications will be online for purchase until 8/16/17 - 2:00 PM


The deadline for returning completed applications is:


Wednesday, August 16, 2017 by 4:00 PM



All applications must be returned to the office of:


C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E. Personnel Testing Service

ATTN: Burbank PD

200 W. Higgins Road, Suite 201

Schaumburg, IL 60195



You must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Citizenship:  Must be a U.S. Citizen or must provide documentation of authorization to work in the U.S. legally.

  • Driver’s License:  Must possess a valid Driver’s License at the time of application with the ability to obtain an Illinois Driver's License upon time of hire.

  • Age Requirement:  Applicants must be under the age of 35 at the last date for filing applications (8/16/17) unless exempt by State Statute 65 IL 5/10-2.1-6, which provides in part that the age limitation does not apply to any person previously employed as a Certified (full-time) Law Enforcement Officer. Applicants must have attained their 21st birthday by the last date for filing applications. (8/16/17)

  • Education: Must have proof of High School Diploma, GED Certificate or High School Proficiency Statement AND must meet one of three requirements:

    1. Bachelor's Degree in Law Enforcement or Criminal Justice with a minimum of a 2.5 GPA from an accredited college or university by last date for filing applications (8/16/17) or

    2. Have been honorably discharged from military service of the United States after having served a minimum of two years active duty AND have earned a minimum of 60 hours of college credits (provide DD214 & transcripts) or

    3. Currently a certified full-time Police Officer in the State of Illinois and meet either one of the above education/military requirements (provide certification); The written portion of the testing will be waived for current full-time certified officers

  • Residence:  The City of Burbank does not have a residency requirement at this time.

  • P.O.W.E.R. Card: NOTE: Candidates that possess a valid POWER Card issued between the dates of 2/9/17 – 8/16/17 will be exempt from taking the physical on the day of testing. (MUST provide a copy of POWER Card in their returned support packet material and bring POWER Card on the day of test.)

All individuals meeting eligibility requirements are encouraged to continue with the application process.



Additional information will be provided in the packet

which can be downloaded at:


There is a $50.00 non-refundable application fee.


Applications are NOT available at the Burbank Police Department or City Hall.



Applicants must attend the mandatory orientation

and test date:


Mandatory Orientation, Physical and Written Examination:


Saturday, August 26, 2017


Registration Starts at 12:30 PM


Orientation – 1:00 PM


Physical and Written Examination immediately following the Orientation




Reavis High School

6034 W. 77th Street

Burbank, IL 60459




All applications are subject to the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners of the City of Burbank, which is an Equal Opportunity Employer.











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