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Police Officer

Franklin Park, Illinois



Village of Franklin Park

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

Personnel Testing Service

Phone: 847-310-2677



Starting Salary: $53,609.00

Population: 18,427

Sworn Officers: 47

Application Deadline: 9/7/16




The Board of Fire and Police Commission for the Village of Franklin Park is now accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.


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


The Village of Franklin Parkís Police Departmentís mission is to deliver quality law enforcement service to residents and businesses of the community and to provide them with a safe and secure environment that fosters a sense of security in person, property and mind.  The Department accomplishes this mission through a dedicated, professional and compassionate workforce committed to enforcing the law, preserving peace, preventing crime, controlling traffic and protecting civil rights and liberties.


The Police Department provides the village with a full range of police services including:  criminal investigations, patrol operations, traffic and parking enforcement, crime prevention and community policing.



Applications are available at:


Applications will be online for purchase until 9/7/16 - 2:00 PM


The deadline for returning completed applications is

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 by 4:00 PM



All applications must be returned to the office of:


C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E. Personnel Testing Service

Attn: Franklin Park PD

200 W. Higgins Road, Suite 201

Schaumburg, IL 60195



You must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Citizenship:  Must Be a U.S. Citizen

  • Driverís License:  Must possess a valid Driverís License at the time of application with the ability to obtain an Illinois Driver's License upon time of hire

  • Age Requirements:  Must be at least 21 years of age at the time of application (9/7/16). Must be under 35 years old at the time of application (9/7/16) AND at such time as the final eligibility register is posted, unless they have been certified as a full-time police officer in the United States, or are otherwise 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

  • Character:  Must have no felony convictions and be of good moral character as described in State Statute 65 IL 5/10-2.1-6

  • Residence: At this time there are no stated requirements for residency declared by the Village of Franklin Park  

  • Testing:  Must be able to successfully complete all phases of testing

All individuals meeting the 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 $35.00 non-refundable application fee.  Applications are NOT available at the Franklin Park Police Department or the Village Hall.



Applicants must attend the

mandatory orientation and test date:


Mandatory Orientation:


Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 7:00 PM


Registration starts at 6:30 PM




Franklin Park Police Department

9451 Belmont Avenue

Franklin Park, IL 60131 



Physical Ability Test and Written Examination:


Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 8:00 AM


Registration starts at 7:30 AM


Written Exam to follow the Physical Ability Test




East Leyden High School

3400 Rose Street

Franklin Park, IL 60131




All applications are subject to the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners of the Village of Franklin Park, which is an Equal Opportunity Employer.











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