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Police Officer

Joliet, Illinois



Joliet Police Department






Salary: $54,870 - $108,870 (12 years)

Population: 149,000

Sworn Officers: 272

Application Deadline: 1/22/19



Entry Level Police Officer Hiring Process



Joliet Police Department

Joliet, Illinois



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




All new employees must reside within the City of Joliet/City limits within 18 months from the date of hire.



All applicants must meet the following

minimum requirements established by the City of Joliet:

  • Minimum of 21 years of age -AND- UNDER 35 years of age at the time of job appointment

  • U.S. citizenship at time of application

  • No felony convictions

  • Possess a valid state-issued driver's license with good driving record (this will be required as proof of ID at all stages)

  • High school graduate or GED equivalent

  • Must have 20/20 vision (or corrected 20/20 vision) -AND- cannot be color blind

  • Must successfully complete a written examination on February 2, 2019. Candidates scoring in the top tier will move on to the first round of physical ability (POWER) testing and oral board interview

  • Must meet the requirements of a background investigation, pass a psychological test, polygraph test, medical, vision, and drug testing, and pass a second POWER test prior to hire

  • All Applicants Must Meet the Requirements of the Joliet Police Department Tattoo and Body Art Policy

  • Pay a $40.00 non-refundable application processing fee


Applications MUST be submitted online by Tuesday, January 22, 2019 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 or obtain additional information,

please visit the following website:




The City of Joliet is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.











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