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Police Officer

Des Plaines, Illinois



Des Plaines Police Department

c/o IOS Recruitment

Phone: 800-343-HIRE




Salary: $72,223 - $100,722

Population: 65,000

Sworn Officers: 98

Application Deadline: 2/28/19



Des Plaines Police Department

Police Officer Job Application



Application Deadline:


February 28, 2019 at 4:00 PM (CST)


The online application and required documentation must be received by 4:00 PM on 2/28/2019.



Minimum Requirements:

  • $35.00 non-refundable application fee

  • U.S. Citizenship

  • High school diploma/GED

  • Valid driverís license (valid IL driverís license by date of hire)

  • 21 to under 35 years of age, unless otherwise exempt by state statute

  • No felony convictions

  • Residency in Illinois by date of hire

  • Must possess a valid POWER test card issued by a licensed agency and dated within six (6) months prior to being called for the background investigation. POWER cards may be obtained through NIPSTA, Joliet Junior College, or Triton College


Required Documentation - due 2/28/19 at 4:00 PM (documentation is not accepted via email):

  • Completed online application

  • Consent and release agreement

  • Copy of high school diploma

  • Copy of valid driver's license

  • Copy of birth record

  • Copy of valid POWER test card (if applicable)

  • Preference points documentation (if applicable - details on preference points documentation is listed in the application packet)


Orientation and Testing:


Saturday, March 30, 2019


Des Plaines, IL


Arrive no later than 8:30 AM with photo-identification to sign-in.



Applications are available at:


Police Officer Job Application



Application Process Information:


When you have completed the online application, you will receive a confirmation number. You will also need to print and sign the required release forms and gather the required documentation above for submission to IOS Recruitment by 2/28/19 at 4:00 PM (CST). Application fees are non-refundable.











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