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Police Officer

Park Forest, Illinois



Village of Park Forest

200 Lakewood Boulevard

Park Forest, IL 60466

Phone: 708-283-5603 

Fax: 708-503-8560    



Salary: $59,555 - $73,999

Population: 21,000

Sworn Officers: 42

Application Deadline: 12/29/17




For more information about this position and how to apply, visit us on the web at:


under Employment

Lateral Hires:


Starting probationary salaries will be equivalent to salaries outlined in the current police union contract based on fiscal year of offer.  Salaries quoted below are applicable to the 2017 - 2018 pay schedule in the current police union contract.

Illinois certified police officer:

  • 12 months full-time experience Step B $64,373

  • 24 months full-time experience Step C $69,835

  • 36 months or more of full-time experience Step D $73,999

Out of state certified police officers with full-time experience as referenced above will start at the contract probationary step salary of $59,555.  Upon successful completion of the State of Illinois certification process, their probationary salary will be raised to the step equivalent to their experience as referenced above.

Entry Level Hires:


Probationary Salary:



Summary of Recruitment Dates:

Application Deadline:


Friday, December 29, 2017

Mandatory Orientation:


Thursday, January 4, 2018

Written Test:


Saturday, January 6, 2018



Last two weeks of January 2018

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