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Police Officer

Chicago Heights, Illinois



Chicago Heights Police Department






Salary: $42,133 - $68,441 plus benefits

Population: 30,000

Sworn Officers: 80

Application Deadline: 4/10/17





Entry-Level Police Officer Hiring Process


Chicago Heights Police Department

Chicago Heights, Illinois



The City of Chicago Heights, Illinois Fire & Police Commissioners is accepting applications for the position of police officer with the Chicago Heights Police Department.



All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements established by the City of Chicago Heights, Illinois Fire & Police Commissioners:

  • U.S. citizenship at the time of application

  • No felony convictions or misdemeanor convictions involving moral turpitude, as specified in 65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-6

  • High school diploma or High school equivalency/G.E.D. Certificate

  • Valid State-issued driver's license 

  • Minimum of 21 years of age at the time of application and must be UNDER 35 years of age at the time of application, EXCEPT applicants who are currently 20 years of age and have successfully completed two (2) years of law enforcement studies at an accredited college or university 

  • Must reside in the City of Chicago Heights within 12 months from date of employment. (Applicants do not need to currently reside in Chicago Heights to apply)

  • Will be required to complete a background investigation, psychological and polygraph examinations, pass a physical ability test, and physical examination, including drug testing

  • Pay a $45.00 non-refundable application processing fee

  • Submit all application documents online by: Monday, April 10, 2017 at 4:00 PM

  • Attend a Mandatory Orientation Session: Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 at 6:00 PM

  • Attend Mandatory Written Examination Testing: Saturday, May 6th, 2017 at 8:00 AM


To apply for this position or obtain additional information, please visit the following website:




The City of Chicago Heights is an Equal Opportunity Employer.











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