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Police Officer

Elgin, Illinois


City of Elgin

150 Dexter Court

Elgin, IL 60120

Phone: 847-931-6049 

Fax: 847-931-5906    




Salary: $70,008 - $96,239

Population: 110,000

Sworn Officers: 182

Application Deadline: 5/25/18




The City of Elgin, Illinois seeks highly qualified police officer candidates.


Founded in 1836 and located 35 miles northwest of Chicago, Elgin is proud of its diversity in demographics and culture.  From its revitalized downtown area, including the award-winning Riverwalk and the Hemmens Cultural Center, to its many comfortable neighborhoods, four historic districts, 1,600 acre parks system and extensive regional recreational assets, Elgin offers a unique quality of life, whether one is interested in city or suburban living.


The Elgin Police Department currently has 182 uniformed police officers.



  • Police Officer candidates must be between 21 and 35 years old as of May 25, 2018

  • Be a citizen of the United States or an alien admitted for permanent residence

  • Candidates must have a valid driverís license

  • Have a bachelorís degree or 60 credit hours of college with prior military or law enforcement experience

  • Candidates will be required to complete a written exam and physical agility test



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