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Police Officer

New Lenox, Illinois



Village of New Lenox

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

Personnel Testing Service

Phone: 847-310-2677





Starting Salary: $26.70/hour

Population: 27,000

Sworn Officers: 35

Application Deadline: 5/31/17



The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners for the Village of New Lenox is now accepting applications for the position of: Entry Level Police Officer.


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


The New Lenox Police Department proudly serves its residents and visitors each and every day. Each member of the Department is committed to providing a high level of law enforcement services to residents, businesses and visitors.


The mission of the New Lenox Police Department is to affirmatively promote a feeling of safety and security to the members of their community in a manner that complies with the legal and professional standards established for the law enforcement profession.



Applications are available at:


Applications will be online for purchase until 5/31/17 - 2:00 PM


The deadline for returning completed applications is:


Wednesday, May 31, 2017 by 4:00 PM



All applications must be returned to the office of:


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

ATTN: New Lenox PD

200 W. Higgins Road, Suite 201

Schaumburg, IL 60195



You must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Citizenship:  Must be a U.S. Citizen and/or an alien admitted for permanent residence and who can produce evidence of intention to become a citizen of the United States

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

  • Age Requirement:  Applicants must have attained their 21st birthday by the last date for filing applications (5/31/17) and must be under the age of 35 years on 5/31/2017 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 police officer

  • Education:  Must have proof of High School Diploma, GED Certificate or High School Proficiency Statement and must have completed a minimum of 30 semester credit hours at an accredited college or university

  • Residence:  At this time the Village of New Lenox does not have an established residency requirement

  • Vision:  Must possess normal peripheral vision and vision must be correctable to a minimum of 20/40

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



Additional information will be provided in the packet

which can be downloaded at:


There is a $45.00 non-refundable application fee.


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



Applicants must attend the

mandatory orientation and test date:


Mandatory Orientation, Physical Ability and Written Examination:


Saturday, June 17, 2017


Registration Starts at 7:30 AM


Orientation – 8:00 AM


Physical and Written Examination immediately following the Orientation




Lincoln-Way High School

West Campus

21701 S. Gougar Road

New Lenox, IL




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











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