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Police Officer

Hodgkins, Illinois


Hodgkins Police Department

6015 Lenzi Avenue

Hodgkins, IL 60525

Phone: 708-352-4623

Fax: 708-579-6712




Starting Salary: $58,237; $77,005

(IL Certified)

Population: 2,100

Sworn Officers: 21

Application Deadline: 9/6/17







The Village of Hodgkins, a Home Rule municipality, is currently accepting application to create a 2 Year eligibility list for the position of Police Officer.




  • United States Citizen

  • Between 21 and 35 years of age (Unless exempted by Law)

  • Possess a High School Diploma or Valid G.E.D. Certificate

  • Successful Completion of the Following:

    Orientation October 4, 2017/Written Examination

    State of Illinois P.O.W.E.R. Test

    In-Depth Background Check

    Oral Interview

    Psychological and Physical Examination


Information sheet inside Application Packet includes further details and requirements. Failure to complete the entire application packet or any of the above testing requirements will result in disqualification.





Starting Salary for Police Officers (01/01/17) is $58,237.00


Starting Salary for Illinois Certified Police Officers (01/01/17) is $77,005.00 *



Benefits include:

  • Full Hospitalization

  • Vision and Dental Coverage

  • Sick Leave

  • Paid Vacation

  • Holiday Pay

  • Uniform Allowance

  • Member of the Downstate Police Pension Fund

  • Employee 457 Plan

  • Life Insurance

  • Union Membership




Application Packets will be available starting August 7, 2017 (Monday Friday) between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. and must be returned by 4:00 p.m. on September 6, 2017.



Packets can be picked up at:


Hodgkins Police Department

6015 Lenzi Avenue

Hodgkins, IL 60525



A Non-Refundable Application Packet Fee of $40.00 must be paid when application packet is picked up.  Applications received will become the property of the Hodgkins Civil Service Commission.



The Village of Hodgkins is an Equal Opportunity Employer




* Pursuant to specific requirements of current contract











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