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Police Officer

Crete, Illinois



Village of Crete

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

Personnel Testing Service

Phone: 847-310-2677





Starting Salary: $48,695.00

Population: 8,230

Application Deadline: 5/23/18








Testing is being conducted for an immediate hiring need and to establish an Eligibility List for future hiring needs.


The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners for the Village of Crete is now accepting applications for the position of:  Police Officer


The Crete Police Department is a full-service law enforcement agency that endeavors to address specific citizen concerns as well as respond to criminal activity and emergencies.  They strive to provide a high quality of police service for their citizens and businesses.



Applications are available at:


The application deadline is Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 4:00 PM

(this is not a postmark date)


It is highly recommended that you hand deliver or use a trackable courier for the return of all your material. We are not responsible for lost or delinquent applications.


Applications will be available online until 2:00 PM on 5/23/18



All applications must be returned to the office of:


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

Attn: Crete PD

200 West Higgins Road, Suite 201

Schaumburg, IL 60195



You must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Citizenship:  Must be a U.S. Citizen or legally authorized to work in the U.S.

  • Driverís License:  Must have a valid Driverís License and the ability to obtain an Illinois Driver's License upon hiring.

  • Age Requirements:  Applicants must have attained their 21st birthday; or 20 if you have successfully completed two years of law enforcement study at an accredited college or university and be under the age of 35 years old at the last date of filing applications, (5/23/18) unless they have been certified and employed as a full-time law enforcement officer for a municipality in the United States or are otherwise exempt by State Statute 65 IL 5/10-2.1.

  • Education:  Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) AND an Associate Degree or 66 semester credit hours, or equivalent from an Accredited College or University.

  • Character:  Must have no felony convictions and be of good moral character.

  • Testing:  Must be able to participate and successfully complete all stages of the testing process.

  • Residency:  Must reside within 25 miles of the Village of Crete at the end of probationary period.

  • P.O.W.E.R. Card:  Must possess a valid P.O.W.E.R. Card issued by the day of testing (6/2/18) (NIPSTA, Triton or Joliet Junior College 815-280-2674)


Additional information will be provided in the

application packet which can be Downloaded at:


There is a $30.00 non-refundable application fee.


Applications are NOT available at the Crete Police Department or Village Hall.



Applicants must attend the mandatory test date:


Orientation and Written Examination


Registration starts at 9:00 AM


Saturday, June 2, 2018


Orientation starts at 9:30 A.M.


Written Exam immediately following Orientation




Crete-Monee High School

1515 W. Exchange Street

Crete, IL 60417




All applications are subject to the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners for the Village of Crete which is an Equal Opportunity Employer.











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