Increases to $79,074 after one year, with an excellent benefits and retirement package
Top Pay: $104,122 after seven years
The City of Waukegan has a population of 89,078 and is situated midway between Chicago and Milwaukee on the shores of Lake Michigan. Waukegan was incorporated in 1849 and is a rich, culturally diverse city.
The Waukegan Police Department's current strength is 145 sworn officers and 189 total employees. Our department offers opportunities for experience in all facets of law enforcement including: patrol, investigations, traffic, K9, gang intelligence, narcotics, and neighborhood policing. In addition, some Waukegan Police Officers are assigned to regional task forces with DEA and ICE.
The Waukegan Police Department will be accepting applications for police officers.
Applications will be available August 28th – October 16th, 2020 and must be returned by 2:00 pm on October 16th.
A $32.00 application fee is due when the application is obtained online.
Applicants will be required to attain a Peace Officer Wellness Evaluation Report (P.OW.E.R.) test card dated between November 21, 2019 and November 21, 2020.
This card can be obtained through:
November 21, 2020
Testing location will be released to eligible candidates.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
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