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Waukegan Police Department

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Contact Information

Address:

Waukegan Police Department
101 N. West Street
Waukegan, IL 60085

Phone Number:

  • 847-596-5478

Position Information

Application Deadline:

  • 10/16/20
  • @ 2:00 PM CST

Salary:

  • Starting: $68,024

    Increases to $79,074 after one year, with an excellent benefits and retirement package

    Top Pay: $104,122 after seven years

Sworn Officers:

  • 145

Population:

  • 89,078

Position Details

Waukegan PD is Hiring!

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.

Police Officer Requirements:

Applicants must:

  • Be able to successfully pass a physical fitness test, written examination, psychological screening, medical and drug test, extensive personal interview and background examination
  • Be a United States Citizen
  • Be at least 20 years of age at time of written exam; Be at least 21 years of age at time of hire
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent (GED) education
  • Have a valid driver's license
  • Be of good moral character

Click below for more information and a link to our application:

Waukegan Police Jobs and Recruitment

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:

Police Test will be held on:

November 21, 2020

Waukegan, Illinois

Testing location will be released to eligible candidates.

2020 RECRUITMENT FLYER

An Equal Opportunity Employer 



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