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Police Officer

Hillside, Illinois



Hillside Police Department






Salary: $52,354 - $85,709

(effective 5/1/16)

Population: 8,100

Sworn Officers: 25

Application Deadline: 7/15/16 @ 4 PM




Entry-Level Police Officer Hiring Process


Hillside Police Department

Hillside, Illinois



The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners of the Village of Hillside, Illinois is accepting applications for the position of police officer with the Hillside Police Department.



All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements established by the Village of Hillside:

  • U.S. citizenship

  • No felony convictions

  • High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent

  • Valid Illinois driver's license

  • Minimum of 21 years of age (as of July 15, 2016) and must be UNDER 35 years of age as of date of hire, unless otherwise exempt by State Statute

  • Must meet the requirements of a background check

  • Must pass a medical, psychological and polygraph test

  • Attend a mandatory orientation and written exam administration on Saturday, July 30, 2016

  • Pay a $45.00 non-refundable application processing fee

  • Application deadline is Friday, July 15, 2016 at 4:00 PM


Preference Points will be awarded as determined

by the Village of Hillside for the following only:

  • Military Experience: Active duty U.S. military service members with an un-redacted Honorable Discharge.  Copy of DD-214 must be submitted with application to qualify.

  • Education: Applicants who have earned a Bachelor's Degree (or higher) in any field of study. Copy of diploma or transcripts must be submitted with application to qualify.


To apply for this position or obtain additional information,

please visit the following website:




The Village of Hillside is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to maintaining diversity in its workforce.











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