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Police Officer

Beecher, Illinois



Village of Beecher

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

Personnel Testing Service

Phone: 847-310-2677





Starting Salary: $45,511.00

Population: 4,500

Sworn Officers: 8 (FT); 6 (PT)

Application Deadline: 10/3/18




The Village of Beecher Police Department is now accepting applications for the position of: Entry Level Police Officer


Testing is being conducted for anticipated new hires and to establish an Eligibility List for future hiring needs.


The Village of Beecher is located 37 miles south of Chicago. The community has continued to grow in both residential and commercial properties, which also includes an industrial park. As the growth continues, the Village maintains the security and friendliness of a small town.


The Beecher Police Department has a proud heritage of service to the community and that is evident in their motto. “A proud past and a promising future.” Officers are specifically trained to provide security and law enforcement services to the community in a fair, friendly, and efficient manner. They believe in the community policing philosophy and continually strive to bridge the gap between police and citizens. Their mission is to provide responsive, respectful, fair and professional service to all individual contacts and the general public while enforcing the laws of the State of Illinois and ordinances of the Village of Beecher.


The members of the Police Department are more than a collection of employees. It takes a unique and special person to dedicate themselves towards the service and well-being of others. The police officers and civilian staff are dedicated to public service and maintain the highest values and ethics in addressing all areas of law enforcement while fostering cooperation with citizens, business owners and their staff and other village employees.



Applications are available at:


Applications will be online for purchase until 10/3/18 – 2:00 PM


The deadline for returning completed applications is:


Wednesday, October 3, 2018 by 4:00 PM


Note: This is 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: Beecher 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 have a valid Driver’s License at the time of application.

  • Age Requirement:  Applicants must have attained their 21st birthday by the last date for filing applications (10/3/18). Applicants must be under the age of 35 years on 10/3/18 (and when the final eligibility register is posted) unless 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 a minimum of 60 credit hours or an Associate's Degree from an accredited college or university.

  • Character: Must have no felony convictions and be of good moral character as described in State Statue 65 IL5/10-2.1-6.

  • P.O.W.E.R. Card:  NOTE: Candidates that possess a valid P.O.W.E.R. Card issued between the dates of 4/3/18 and 10/3/18 will be exempt from taking the physical ability test on the day of testing. (MUST provide a copy of card in their returned support packet material and bring card on the day of test.)

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 Beecher Police Department or Village Hall.



Applicants must attend the

mandatory orientation and test date:


Orientation, Physical Ability, and Written Examination:


Sunday, October 21, 2018


Registration starts at 8:00 AM


Orientation – 8:30 AM


Physical Ability and Written Examination immediately following the Orientation




Beecher Fire Station #1

711 Penfield Street

Beecher, IL




All applications are subject to the Rules and Regulations of the Village of Beecher, which is an Equal Opportunity Employer.






Village of Beecher Police Department


Part-time positions available



The part-time position involves a variety of police duties including maintaining law and order, preserving peace, preventing crime, apprehending offenders, recovering lost/stolen property, and maintaining custody of prisoners.


This position does not advance to a full-time police officer position. There is a separate application and testing process for full-time police officers.




  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Possession of a valid driver's license

  • Preference will given to candidates who have graduated from a State of Illinois basic recruit academy and meets requirements for Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board for Certified Police Officer

  • Must not have been convicted of a felony or certain misdemeanors, as defined by State Statute

  • Must participate in and successfully complete all stages of the testing process, which may include but not limited to: oral interview, polygraph examination, extensive background investigation and post offer physical/drug test

  • Must be a citizen of the United States

  • Twenty-one years of age or older

  • Ability to work evenings, weekends and holidays

  • Standard shift is 12 hours in length but can vary







Applications may be picked up from:


Village Hall

625 Dixie Highway

Beecher, IL 60401







Application Deadline:













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