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Police Officer

Joliet, Illinois



Joliet Police Department








Salary: $50,721 - $102,624 (12 years)

Population: 147,000

Sworn Officers: 272

Application Deadline: 11/2/16





Entry-Level Police Officer Hiring Process



Joliet Police Department

Joliet, Illinois



The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners of the City of Joliet, Illinois is accepting applications for the position of police officer with the Joliet Police Department.



All applicants must meet the following

minimum requirements established by the City of Joliet:

  • Minimum of 21 years of age at time of job appointment -AND- UNDER 35 years of age by the application deadline date (November 2, 2016), unless otherwise exempt by state statute

  • U.S. citizenship at time of application

  • No felony convictions

  • Possess a valid state-issued driver's license with good driving record

  • High school graduate or GED equivalent

  • Must successfully complete a written examination, oral interview  and background investigation

  • Must successfully complete the state certified P.O.W.E.R. Test, polygraph, medical and visual examination, and psychological testing

  • Must reside within the City of Joliet and/or reside within the City of Joliet within eighteen (18) months from the date of appointment

  • Pay a $40.00 non-refundable application processing fee


Submission of Application:


Applications MUST be submitted online by Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 4:00 PM (CST).  Faxed, e-mailed, mailed or dropped off applications will NOT be accepted. Applications received after the deadline will not be accepted.



To apply for this position or obtain additional information, please visit the following website:




The City of Joliet is an Equal Opportunity Employer.











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