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Police Officer - Lateral Entry

Crete, Illinois



Crete Police Department

1370 Benton Street

Crete, IL 60417

Crete Fire & Police Commission

Phone: 773-750-0148





Starting Salary: $27.06 - $31.33/hour,

Dependent on qualifications and experience

Application Deadline: Open









MONDAY, JULY 24, 2017



The Crete Police Department

is actively seeking

Experienced Police Officers for

Immediate Lateral Entry



Minimum Requirements and Qualifications


Applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications

& requirements at the time of application:

  • State of Illinois certification by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board (Part-time certification as a law enforcement officer does not meet this requirement)

  • United States citizen

  • Individuals must be at least 21 years old

  • Education - High school education or equivalent thereof

  • Experience - at least 2 years' of consecutive full time sworn service with a department

  • Valid Driver's License


Selection Process


Process includes:

  • Interview by Crete Fire & Police Commission

  • Character and background investigation and credit check

  • Post-offer examinations may include:

    • Psychological evaluation

    • Medical examination

    • Vision screening

    • Drug screening


Application packets available at:


Crete Police Department

1370 Benton Street

Crete, IL 60417


8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Monday - Friday



Application Deadline:













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