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Police Officer

Lynwood, Illinois


Lynwood Police Department

c/o Resource Management Associates

17730-A Oak Park Avenue

Tinley Park, IL 60477

Phone: 708-444-2326



Starting Salary: approx $50,813.29

Population: 9,000

Sworn Officers: 22

Application Deadline: 7/23/18








Applications are now being accepted for the position of Police Officer for Lynwood, IL.


Written and Oral Examinations will be conducted.



Applicants must:

  • Possess a valid P.O.W.E.R. Test Card dated no more than 12 months prior to the application deadline date

  • Meet minimum state requirements


Qualification Requirements:

  1. Be a United State Citizen at time of appointment

  2. Must be a minimum of 21 years of age

  3. Applicants must have a High School Diploma or its equivalent (GED)

  4. Applicants must have not been convicted of any crime, or be guilty of infamous or notoriously disgraceful conduct

  5. All applicants applicants must undergo, and pass, a physical examination by the Fire and Police Commission doctor. The candidate must be free of any bodily or mental defects, deformities, or diseases that might incapacitate him or her from the performance of duties

  6. All applicants must submit to an orientation program, written examination, oral interview, psychological examination, polygraph test, physical examination, and must submit to being fingerprinted, plus undergo a thorough personal background investigation. Applicants must pass specified examinations

  7. Must have valid driver's license

  8. Must be of proportionate height and weight to perform police duties as prescribed by the Illinois Police Training Board

  9. Must be under 35 years of age except an Applicant previously employed as a police officer in a regularly constituted police department of any municipality, in which case they need to be under 40 years of age

  10. Must have a certified copy of birth certificate or its equivalent

  11. Must be able to speak, write and understand the English language

  12. Must meet all the eligibility requirements as set forth in Section 65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-6 of the Illinois Municipal Code

  13. Must have no felony or misdemeanor conviction involving moral turpitude, as specified in Section 65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-6 of the Illinois Municipal Code

  14. Must have copy of any service papers if any

  15. Must demonstrate physical ability and coordination by possessing a P.O.W.E.R. Test card dated no more than 12 months prior to the deadline date of application



  • Starting Salary will be approximately $50,813.29; Top out in 5 years at $69,442.10 (Figures are approximate)

  • Holidays per year: 10

  • Sick Days per year: 12

  • Personal Days per year: 4


Residency Requirements:


25 nautical miles



Testing Date:


Saturday, August 4, 2018



Application packets are available from

July 3rd to July 16th, 2018 at:



Completed application packets must be returned

no later than July 23, 2018, by 3:00 PM to:


Resource Management Associates

17730-A Oak Park Avenue

Tinley Park, IL 60477



There is a non-refundable, cash only, $35 fee for the processing of the application packets. No other forms of payment will be acceptable.




Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. AA/EOE











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