The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners for the Village of Glenwood is now accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.
Testing is being conducted to establish an eligibility list for immediate and future department hiring needs.
The Glenwood Police Department is committed to creating and maintaining a professional and community-oriented police department. With its diverse Department it is equipped and trained to handle various types of emergency situations. In addition, their officers are involved in a variety of in house specialties, regional task forces, and specialized units such as:
- South Suburban Emergency Response Team (SWAT)
- South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force
- Mobile Field Force
- Suburban Major Accident Reconstruction Team
- Regional Tactical Units
- Full Time Investigation Division
- Bike Patrol
- Sustained Traffic Enforcement Program, grant funds for overtime details.
- Firearms instructors
- Evidence Technicians
- Defensive Tactics Instructors
Applications are available at:
The application deadline:
Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at 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: Glenwood PD
200 W. Higgins Road, Suite 201
Schaumburg, IL 60195
You must meet the following minimum requirements:
- Citizenship: Must be a U.S. Citizen
- Driver’s License: Must possess a valid Driver’s License.
- Age requirement: Applicants must have attained their 21st Birthday at the last date for filing applications 4/27/22. Applicants must be under the age of 35 years old at the last date of filing applications 4/27/22 and at the time the Final Eligibility Register is posted, unless they have been certified and employed as a full-time Police Officer for a municipality in the United States or are otherwise exempt by State Statute 65 IL 5/10-2.1-6.
- Education: Must have proof of High School Diploma, GED Certificate or High School Proficiency Statement.
- Character: Must have no felony convictions and be of good moral character as described in State Statute 65 IL 5/10-2.1-6.
- P.O.W.E.R. Card: A POWER Card is required to test; must be dated within 1 year of test date. Applicants must submit a copy of an Illinois POWER (Peace Officer Wellness Evaluation Report) test card.
- A POWER test card can be secured at one of the following locations:
- NO RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS
- Vision: Correctable to 20/20 in both eyes
- Testing: Must be able to successfully complete all phases of testing.
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:
Applicants are required to attend the mandatory Orientation and the Written Exam which is scheduled immediately afterwards:
Saturday, October 29, 2022
Registration starts at 8:30 AM
Orientation Program - 9:00 AM
Written Exam immediately following the Orientation
Glenwood Village Hall
One Asselborn Way
Glenwood, IL 60425
All applications are subject to the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners of the Village of Glenwood which is an Equal Opportunity Employer