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Police Officer

Dolton, Illinois



Village of Dolton

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

Personnel Testing Service

Phone: 847-310-2677






Starting Salary: Competitive


Application Deadline: 6/28/17




The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners for the Village of Dolton are now accepting applications for the position of: Entry Level Police Officer


Testing is being conducted for new hires and to establish an eligibility list for future hiring needs.


The Village of Dolton is a thriving community, boasting close to 25,000 residents. They are located approximately 23 miles south of Downtown Chicago, and has often been referred as the “Gateway to the South Suburbs”, Dolton is one of the premier communities in the south suburbs.


The Dolton Police Department is fully committed to excellence in law enforcement. They remain dedicated to all residents, quality of life, and diversity within the Village of Dolton. They provide prompt, professional service that encompasses performance, integrity and compassion.



Applications are available at:


Applications will be online for purchase until 6/28/17 - 2:00 PM


The deadline for returning completed applications is:


Wednesday, June 28, 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: Dolton 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.

  • 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 years old at the last date of filing applications (6/28/17) unless exempt by State Statute 65 IL 5/10-2.1-6. Applicants must have attained their 21st birthday by last date for filing applications (6/28/17)

  • Education:  Must have proof of High School Diploma, GED Certificate or High School Proficiency Statement

  • Residence:  At the completion of the 12-month probation period, applicant must have established their residence within 22 miles of the nearest corporate limit of the Village of Dolton, IL

  • Testing:  Must be able to successfully complete all phases of testing


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 $35.00 non-refundable application fee. Applications are NOT available at the Dolton Police Department or Village Hall.



Applicants must attend the

mandatory orientation and test date:


Mandatory Orientation, P.O.W.E.R. Physical Assessment

and Written Examination


Saturday, July 15, 2017


Registration 7:30 A.M. - 8:00 A.M.


Orientation -  8:00 A.M.


P.O.W.E.R. Test and Written Examination immediately following the Orientation




Thornridge High School

15000 Cottage Grove Avenue

Dolton, IL 60419




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











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