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Chief of Police

Fox River Grove, Illinois



Fox River Grove Police Department

305 Illinois Street

Fox River Grove, IL 60021

Phone: 847-639-2411 

Fax: 847-639-5494





Salary: $85,084 - $115,116

Population: 4,854

Sworn Officers: 15

Application Deadline: 7/28/17




Village of Fox River Grove, Illinois
Chief of Police - Police Department

The Village of Fox River Grove Illinois, population of 4,854, a full-service community located in both McHenry County and Lake County Illinois, approximately 40 miles Northwest of Chicago seeks experienced police professionals as candidates to lead its Police Department.  The Police Department staff consists of a Chief, a Sergeant, 8 full-time sworn officers and 4 part-time officers.  There is also a part-time civilian employee. 

The Fox River Grove Police Department is a professional police service agency with employees dedicated to the communityís safety. Fox River Grove historically maintains a very low crime rate and a friendly small town atmosphere, with beautiful neighborhoods, several parks, and excellent schools. The Village offers a diverse housing stock, accessible transportation and a local shopping district. 

The Village is seeking candidates with strong communication and leadership skills, with a proven record of visibility and participation in the community.  Candidates should be familiar with the principles of Community / Problem Solving Policing as well as Data Driven Policing and data analysis.  Candidates must be committed to training, professional development and community engagement.


Candidates should possess a bachelorís degree in criminal justice, business administration, public administration, communications, or related field. Candidates should also have at least four years experience in a law enforcement manager or leadership position or an equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the requisite skills and abilities to effectively perform the duties of Chief of Police.


Candidates must possess well developed interpersonal communication and public presentation skills.


Appointment is made by the Village President of Fox River Grove with approval by the Village Trustees.



The salary range for the position is:


$85,084 to $115,116 

Interested candidates should email an employment application, cover letter, resume, four professional references, and three years of salary history to:


Beck Korpan, Deputy Village Clerk



While electronic delivery is preferred,

application materials may also be delivered to:


Village Hall

305 Illinois Street

Fox River Grove, IL 60021



The deadline to submit application materials is July 28, 2017.


The position will remain open until filled.











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