Entry Level Police Officer

River Forest Police Department

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Contact Information

Address:

River Forest Police Department
400 Park Avenue
River Forest, IL 60305

Position Information

Application Deadline:

  • 09/27/21
  • by 4:00 PM

Salary:

  • Starting: $69,914

Sworn Officers:

  • 29

Position Details

Entry Level Police Officers

River Forest Police Department 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Applicants must be citizens of the United States.
  • Applicants must be under the age of 35 at the time of application and at the time the final eligibility register is posted. All applicants must, at a minimum, be at least 21 years of age at time of application. Proof of birth date will be required at time of application.
  • As one of the conditions for hire as a River Forest Police Officer is that all applicants must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline OR an Associate Degree in Law Enforcement or Criminal Justice from an accredited College or University.
  • Applicants must submit proof that they have passed the Illinois Peace Officer Wellness Evaluation Report (POWER) Test dated between October 2, 2020 to October 2, 2021.

Important Dates:

Applications Deadline:

All applications must be submitted by 4:00 PM on Monday, September 27, 2021.

Apply online here:

https://www.vrf.us/departments/Careers/Entry-Level-Police-Officer.html

When applying, you will need to upload the following documentation:

  • A copy of your Driver’s License
  • Birth Certificate
  • College Transcript(s) or documentation establishing your enrollment in a College or University, if you have not yet graduated. A copy of your diploma will not be accepted.
  • Power Test Card issued between October 2, 2020 to October 2, 2021

MANDATORY Orientation for all applicants:

It is mandatory you attend this Orientation meeting and arrive on time to be eligible to sit for the exam.

Mandatory Orientation will be held on:

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at 7:00 PM

Check in time commences at 6:00 PM. No one will be admitted to the Orientation after 7:00 PM.

Location:

Concordia University

7400 Augusta Street

River Forest, IL 60305

Christopher Center - Room 200

If you are unable to attend, please contact Renee Morris:

rmorris@vrf.us

Written Examination:

Saturday, October 2, 2021 at 1:30 PM

Check in time commences at 12:30 PM

No one will be admitted to take exam after 1:30 PM.

Location:

Concordia University

7400 Augusta Street

River Forest, IL 60305

Christopher Center - Room 200

Oral Interview:

Applicants who successfully pass the written test will be notified of the exact date, time, and location for their oral interview.



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