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Police Officer

Lyons, Illinois



Lyons Police Department







Starting Salary: $46,000

Population: 10,600

Sworn Officers: 12

Application Deadline: 7/21/17 @ 4:00 PM




The Village of Lyons Police Department

Lyons, Illinois



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



Current Starting Salary:


Competitive with the region:




Vacancies to be filled immediately.



Full-time employment benefits include:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Paid holidays, personal days, Kelly days and sick leave, compensatory hours

  • Uniform equipment issued through a quartermaster system with a uniform maintenance allowance

  • Pension plan

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Military leave provided

  • No residency area requirement


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

  • U.S. citizenship;

  • No felony convictions (Note: a misdemeanor or serious traffic offense may also disqualify applicants from further consideration);

  • Valid state-issued driver's license;

  • Minimum of 21 years of age AND shall be under the age of 35 by the application deadline date (July 21, 2017) unless exempt from such age limitation as provided in Section 5/10-2.1-6 of the Fire and Police Commissioner's Act;

  • Be a high school graduate or possess a G.E.D. equivalent;

  • Possess a valid NIPSTA (P.O.W.E.R. Test) card due at the time of medical and psychological evaluation stage;

  • Must successfully complete an oral interview;

  • Must successfully complete a background investigation (applicants will be required to fully disclose all personnel matters, to include agreements and sealed files);

  • Must successfully complete a psychological evaluation and medical physical (including drug and alcohol screening);

  • Pay a $45.00 non-refundable application processing fee;

  • Submit application no later than Friday, July 21, 2017 at 4:00 PM (CST).


To apply please visit:




The Village of Lyons, Illinois is an Equal Opportunity Employer.











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