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Police Officer

Village of Glenwood

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


Contact Information


Village of Glenwood
Attn: c/o C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E. Personnel Testing Service

Glenwood, IL 60425

Phone Number:

  • 847-310-2677

Position Information

Application Deadline:

  • 07/15/20
  • @ 4:00 PM


  • $50,910.00 - $79,691.00

Sworn Officers:

  • 23


  • 9,800

Position Details

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 fill a current vacancy and to establish an Eligibility List for future hiring needs.

The Village of Glenwood is conveniently located 23 miles south of the City of Chicago Loop. The Village is primarily surrounded by Cook County Forest Preserves.  Glenwood consists of affordable single-family homes as well as large upscale custom homes. With a variety of housing options, the community is considered a place where multi-generation families choose to remain.  Glenwood is the product of over 100 years of prosperous growth and development.

Make the Village of Glenwood your home, with a rich past and a promising future…

The Glenwood Police Department is committed to creating and maintaining a professional and community-oriented police service.  With its diverse Department it is equipped and trained to handle many types of emergency situations. In addition, their officers are involved in a variety of regional task forces and special units.  At this time the Village of Glenwood has a large commercial development project in progress and the staff of the Glenwood Police Department have many new opportunities available to them. 

Applications are available at:

The application deadline:

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at 4:00 PM

(not a postmark date) 

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 with the ability to obtain an Illinois Driver’s License upon time of hire.
  • Age requirement:  Applicants must have attained their 21st Birthday at the last date for filing applications 7/15/20. Applicants must be under the age of 35 years old at the last date of filing applications 7/15/20 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 AND shall have at least 60 college credit hours from an accredited College or University OR military service with an honorable discharge OR has been certified as a full-time Police Officer by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board.
  • 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: PLEASE NOTE UPDATE: A P.O.W.E.R. Card is not required to test. You must possess a valid P.O.W.E.R. Card issued within one year prior to the date of hire. (NIPSTA, Triton, Joliet Jr. College).
  • Residence:  At this time there is no established residency requirement.
  • 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:

There is a $30.00 non-refundable application fee.  Applications are NOT available at the Glenwood Police Department or Village Hall.

Applicants must attend the mandatory test date:

Sunday, August 2, 2020

Registration starts at 8:30 A.M.

Orientation Program - 9:00 A.M.

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

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