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Police Officer

Minooka, Illinois



Village of Minooka

c/o C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E.

Personnel Testing Service

Phone: 847-310-2677





Starting Salary: $52,000.00

Population: 11,000

Sworn Officers: 19

Application Deadline: 6/21/17




The Board of Police Commissioners for the Village of Minooka is now accepting applications for the position of: Police Officer.


The objective of the Minooka Police Department, as a dedicated law enforcement agency is to serve, protect and preserve the lives of their residents and people visiting the village. The Police Department reduces the opportunity for criminal activity and accidents by being proactive.  Community policing is a philosophy they take seriously.  The Minooka Police Department has instituted several community projects and programs including crime prevention, neighborhood watch, bicycle patrol, school resource officer, vacation house checks, safe school zones, educational forums for gang and drug awareness, and safety programs for their citizens.  The Police Department is continually striving to improve services to the community.


Testing is being conducted for new hire and to establish a new eligibility list for future hiring needs.



Applications are available at:


The application deadline is:


Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 4:00 PM


Application will be online for purchase

until 2:00 PM on Wednesday, June 21, 2017



All applications must be returned to the office of:


C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E. Personnel Testing Service

200 W. Higgins Road, Suite 201

Attn: Minooka PD

Schaumburg, IL 60195



You must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Citizenship:  Must be a U.S. Citizen

  • Driverís License:  Must possess a valid Driverís License at the time of application with the ability to obtain an Illinois Driver's License at the time of hire

  • Age Requirement:  Applicants must be under the age of 35 years old at the time of filing application (6/21/17) and at such time as the Final Eligibility list is posted, unless exempt by State Statute 65 IL 5/10-2.1-6., which provides in part that the age limitation does not apply to any person previously employed as a Certified (full-time) Law Enforcement Officer. Applicants must have attained their 21st birthday by the last date for filing applications (6/21/17)

  • Education:  Must have a High School Diploma, GED or High School Proficiency Certificate

  • Character:  Applicants must have no felony convictions and be of good moral character as described in State Statute 65 IL 5/10-2.1-6

  • Testing:  Must be able to complete all phases of testing

  • Residence:  At this time there are no stated requirements for the residency declared by the Village of Minooka

All individuals meeting eligibility requirements are encouraged to continue with the application process.



Additional information will be provided in the

application packet which can be downloaded at:


There is a $35.00 non-refundable application fee.


Applications are NOT available at the Minooka Police Department or Village Hall.



Applicants must attend the mandatory test date:


Orientation and Written Exam:


Saturday, July 8, 2017


Registration starts at 8:00 AM


Orientation at 8:30 AM


Written Exam Immediately Following


Minooka High School

Central Campus

301 S. Wabena Avenue

Minooka, IL 60447




All applications are subject to the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Police Commissioners for the Village of Minooka, which is an Equal Opportunity Employer.











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