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Patrol Commander

Oak Park, Illinois



Village of Oak Park

c/o GovHR USA

650 Dundee Road, Suite 270

Northbrook, IL 60062

Phone: 847-380-3240





Salary: $90,000 - $125,000 DOQ

Population: 53,000

Sworn Officers: 116

Application Deadline: 8/1/15




The Village of Oak Park, Illinois (53,000) is seeking experienced police professionals as candidates to fill one vacant Patrol Commander Position in the Oak Park Police Department.


An exempt sworn police officer at the rank of Commander is assigned to command and manage a patrol shift or other specific division within the Department.


The ideal candidate will have five years of law enforcement experience including one year as a Police Sergeant.


Possession of a bachelorís or equivalent degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in police science, criminal justice, public administration or a related field is required; a graduate degree and/or advanced command level training from the FBI National Academy, Northwestern University Traffic Institute (NUTI), Southern Police Institute (SPI), or other general or specialized law enforcement training is desirable though not required.


Possession of police certification in Illinois is required.


Possession of a valid Illinois driver's license is a condition of employment.


Those selected for final interviews will be required to complete a physical and psychological exam.





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The annual salary range for this position is:


$90,000 - $125,000 DOQ



Submit resume, cover letter and contact information

for 5 professional references by August 01, 2015

to Mysi DeSantis at:


Electronic submissions are required.



Telephone inquiries:


(847) 380-3240




The Village of Oak Park is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer Committed to a Diverse Workforce.











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