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Police Officer -

Lateral Entry

Mundelein, Illinois


Village of Mundelein

221 N. Lake Street

Mundelein, IL 60060

Phone: 847-968-4600




Starting Salary: $67,394 - $77,085

Population: 32,000

Sworn Officers:54

Application Deadline: 4/13/18








The Mundelein Police Department is internationally accredited and nationally recognized as a leader in Community Oriented Policing is seeking Experienced Police Officers for Lateral Entry.


The Mundelein Police Department offers a wide variety of career paths and specialty assignments. Competitive benefits and a starting salary range of $67,394 to $77,085 depending on experience.



Minimum Requirements and Qualifications:


Applicants for lateral appointment to the position of Police Officer must meet the following minimum qualifications and requirements at the time of application:

  • State of Illinois certification or waiver by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board with no more than forty (40) hours of training required by that Board for recertification, if necessary. (Part-time certification as a law enforcement officer does not meet this requirement.)

  • Must be a legal resident of the United States.

  • Individuals must be at least 21 years old.

  • Education - High school education or equivalent thereof.

  • Experience Must have previously been a full-time sworn Police Officer in any municipal, county, university or state or federal law enforcement agency, provided they are certified or have the ability to be certified by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board and have been previously employed as a law enforcement officer within the last two (2) years.

  • Valid Driver's License.

  • Must agree to comply with all requirements of the position and have the ability to pass all examinations and training requirements.

  • Ability to furnish upon request, a copy of the following: a resume; professional licenses; training certificates; documents confirming work experience; birth certificate; high school diploma or GED certificate; transcripts of higher learning; naval or military service board and discharge papers (DD-214); employee evaluations; and any other employment related material as requested or required.


The Mundelein Police Department official job announcement consists of a fact sheet approved by the Board of Fire and Police Commission. This job announcement includes a description of the duties, responsibilities, requisite skills and other minimum qualifications or requirements.



Police officer applicant informational packets

are available on-line at:





Printed applications are available at:


Mundelein Police Department

221 N. Lake Street

Mundelein, IL 60060




Mundelein Village Hall

300 Plaza Circle

Mundelein, IL 60060


All informational packets must be completed and returned to the Mundelein Police Department by 5 p.m. on April 13, 2018.




The Village of Mundelein is an Affirmative/Equal Opportunity Employer.











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