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Police Officer

Fox Lake, Illinois



Village of Fox Lake

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

Personnel Testing Service

Phone: 847-310-2677





Starting Salary: $55,870.14

Population: 10,579

Sworn Officers: 30

Application Deadline: 10/11/17




The Board of Police Commissioners for the Village of Fox Lake is now accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.


Testing is being conducted to establish a new Eligibility List for as many as six (6) anticipated hires.


The mission of the Fox Lake Police Department is to provide the highest quality professional police services with fairness, honesty, integrity and pride.  The Department is always striving to improve services through education, diligence and problem solving.


The Police Department works in partnership with the community to ensure a safe and secure place to live, work and visit.



Applications are available at:



Applications will be online for purchase until 10/11/17 Ė 2:00 PM


The deadline for returning completed applications is Wednesday, October 11, 2017 by 4:00 PM. 



All completed application packets must be

returned to the office of:


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

Attn: Fox Lake PD

200 W. Higgins Road, Suite 201

Schaumburg, IL 60195



You must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Citizenship:  Must be a U.S. Citizen

  • Driverís License:  Must possess a valid Driverís License at the time of application with the ability to obtain an Illinois Driverís License upon time of hire.

  • Age requirement:  Must be at least 21 years old on 10/11/17 unless they are 20 and have successfully completed two (2) years of law enforcement studies at an accredited college or university.  Must be under 35 years on 10/11/17 AND at such time as the final eligibility register is posted, unless they have been certified as a full-time police officer for a municipality in the United States, or are otherwise exempt by State Statute 65 IL 5/10-2.1-6

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

  • Character:  Must have no felony convictions and be of good moral character as described in State Statute 65 IL 5/10-2.1-6.

  • Residence:  Must reside within a 35-mile radius of the Village of Fox Lake, IL at completion of 18 month probation period.

  • 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 $30.00 non-refundable application fee.


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



Applicants must attend the mandatory test date:


Mandatory Orientation:


9:00 AM, Saturday, October 28, 2017


Registration starts at 8:30 AM



Written Examination Ė Immediately following Orientation





Lakefront Park

71 Nippersink Boulevard

Fox Lake, IL 60020




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











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