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Police Officer

Blue Island, Illinois



City of Blue Island

13031 S. Greenwood Avenue

Blue Island, IL 60406

Phone: 708-396-7020




Starting Salary: $52,121

Population: 24,570

Sworn Officers: 35

Application Deadline: 5/31/18











Police Officer Examination

City of Blue Island


The Civil Service Commission for the City of Blue Island, IL will conduct an examination for the purpose of providing an eligibility list of persons qualified to be appointed to the position of Police Officer.




  • You must have passed your 21st birthday but not attained your 35th birthday by the date of the examination unless you otherwise qualify as more specifically provided in Section 10-1-7 of the Illinois Municipal Code (65 ICLS 5/10-1-7).

  • You must be a citizen of the United States.

  • You must possess a valid driverís license in good standing.

  • You must possess a High School Diploma or equivalent GED.

  • Applicants must meet all other eligibility requirements as provided in the Illinois Compiled Statutes and the Rules and Regulations of the Blue Island Civil Service Commission.

  • Must possess a current, valid P.O.W.E.R. card issued no more than twelve (12) months prior to June 23, 2018, from a duly licensed training academy.



Testing Procedure:


The testing procedure includes:

  • A mandatory orientation and written test

  • Oral interview, psychological examination

  • Polygraph examination, medical examination

  • Drug screen

  • Background examination and fingerprint examination


The orientation and written examination

will take place at:


Dwight D. Eisenhower High School

12700 S. Sacramento

Blue Island, IL


Enter through main entrance doors


Saturday, June 23, 2018

  • Check in: 12:00 p.m.

    • Bring Valid Driver's License and P.O.W.E.R. Card

  • Orientation: 12:30 p.m.

  • Written Examination: 1:00 p.m.


Oral interviews (for applicants who pass the written exam)

are scheduled for:


Thursday, June 28, 2018

Friday, June 29, 2018

Times to be determined





Click the link below for the application:


Employment Application


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Applications (and copies of all required documents) must be turned in no later than May 31, 2018, 5:00 p.m., at the Blue Island Police Department, 13031 S. Greenwood Avenue, Blue Island, IL.


A non-refundable $35.00 administrative processing fee will be due at application turn in. (EXACT CASH ONLY)



Your application must include the following:

  • Copies of your driverís license, birth certificate, high school diploma or equivalent

  • Your DD-214 if you served in the military

  • Official college transcripts (if applicable)

  • Certificate of Completion of Minimum Standards Basic Law Enforcement Training (if applicable)


Applications submitted after May 31, 2018, 5:00 p.m. or incomplete applications will not be accepted.




The City of Blue Island is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


This notice is issued by order of the Blue Island Civil Service Commission.











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