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Chief of Police

Manteno, Illinois



Manteno Police Department

269 N. Main Street

Manteno, IL 60950

Phone: 815-929-4842

Fax: 815-468-8240






$85,000 - $98,000


Population: 9,500

Sworn Officers: 17

Application Deadline: 2/27/17




Due to the retirement of the current Chief of Police, after a lengthy career in Law Enforcement, the Village of Manteno is beginning a search for his replacement. The Police Department consists of 17 Sworn Officers and 8 Civilians.

The successful candidate will be a highly communicative, experienced leader with a proven track record, the ability to collaborate with elected and appointed officials and departmental personnel to establish a strong and effective rapport with the department and community.


  • Bachelorís degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in police science, criminal justice, business, public administration, or a related field. A Masterís Degree preferred

  • Ten years of broad and extensive law enforcement experience including five or more years as chief or equivalent to assistant chief

  • Training certifications in leadership and/or organization development

  • Knowledge of modern policing practices and principles

  • Graduation from the FBI National Academy, Staff and Command School-Northwestern Traffic Institute or similar training preferred

The salary for this position is dependent on qualification with a full package of excellent benefits.


Residency is required within a reasonable amount of time.



A full position description is listed

on the Villageís Website at:


Apply by sending a cover letter, resume

and professional references to:


Village President Timothy Nugent

98 E. 3rd Street

Manteno, IL




E-mail to:





February 27, 2017 at 9:00 AM










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