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Chief of Police


Indian Head Park, Illinois


Village of Indian Head Park

201 Acacia

Indian Head Park, IL 60525

Phone: 708-246-3080 x104



Salary: $45,000 - $60,000

Population: 4,000

Sworn Officers: 8 FT; 15 PT

Application Deadline: 3/11/16






Indian Head Park, IL (Population 4,000) The Village of Indian Head Park is seeking a skilled part-time Police Chief with exceptional interpersonal skills and demonstrated leadership and management experience in municipal law enforcement. This is an exciting professional opportunity.


Indian Head Park is a predominantly residential community located at the convergence of I- 55 (Stevenson) and I-294 (Tri-State) with a population of just under 4,000 residents. The Indian Head Park Police Department has 9 full-time employees, of which 8 are sworn officers and 1 are civilian employees. The Police Department has a 2016 Adopted Budget of about $ 1.5 million dollars including salaries and benefits.  The Police Chief is appointed by Mayor, reports to the Village Administrator.




  • Mandatory qualifications include a bachelorís degree in a closely related field and executive management certificates including the FBI National Academy, Northwestern University Center for Public Safety or other similar State and/or National programs.

  • A Masterís Degree in Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement and Justice Administration, Business Administration, Public Administration or related field is a plus.

  • Candidates must also have at least 7-10 yearsí experience in a municipal law enforcement management position equivalent to a Captain, Commander, Deputy Chief or Chief. Candidates must be a sworn officer in the state of Illinois.




Starting Salary Range:


$45,000 - $60,000


There are no benefits offered except paid vacation.





Candidates should apply by March 11, 2016 with resume, cover letter, and contact information for five professional references to:


John DuRocher, Village Administrator


Electronic submissions required.




Equal Opportunity Employer.











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