Must currently serve as a full-time sworn law enforcement officer in good standing for a municipality or public law enforcement agency in a comparable position.
Must have a minimum two years of full-time experience.
Must have successfully completed the Illinois Basic Law Enforcement Academy and possess certification from the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board or be qualified to take the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board "Out of State Reciprocity" requirements, to include: a. Mandatory Firearms Training b. Law for Illinois Police c. Equivalency Exam
Must be at least 21 years of age and not reached age 35 years by the date of the exam (see Illinois Public Act 097-0251, Section 10-1-7, D & I for exceptions).
Must possess an associate's degree or 60 semester hours or 90 quarter hours of college credit from an accredited degree granting college or university as listed in the current edition of Accredited Institutions of Post-secondary Education published by the American Council on Education (courses from a trade school and/or technical school are not applicable toward the required college credit) OR 24 months of honorable active duty in the United States Armed Forces and have not been discharged dishonorably or under circumstances other than honorable or have served for 180 days of active duty in the United States Armed Forces in combat duty recognized by the Department of Defense and have not been discharged dishonorably or under circumstances other than honorable, OR the equivalent of both.
Must have no felony convictions and be of good moral character.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Must possess the following certifications and/or licenses: