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Police Officer

Palatine, Illinois

 

Palatine Police Department

200 E. Wood Street

Palatine, IL 60067

Phone: 847-359-9010 

Fax: 847-359-9021

E-mail: bgrossman@palatine.il.us
Website: www.palatine.il.us

 

Salary: $57,499 - $80,199

Population: 70,000 

Sworn Officers: 112 

Application Deadline: 4/14/09

 

 

 

 

NOW HIRING!

 

Have you considered a career in law enforcement? The time may be right for you to pursue a rewarding career opportunity with the Palatine Police Department. If after reviewing the information below, you have a desire to pursue a career with us, please stop by the police department to begin the application process.

 

 

Applications will be available beginning

Friday, January 30, 2009 via:

 

E-mail

 

OR

 

Palatine Police Department

200 E. Wood Street

Palatine, IL 60067

 

The application deadline is 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 14, 2009, with the actual test date on Saturday, April 18,2009.

 

 

To obtain an application packet electronically,

please visit our website at:

 

www.palatine.il.us

 

to download our application packet.

 

 

Once all forms are completed, mail them to:

 

Palatine Police Department

Attn:  Chief John Koziol

200 E. Wood Street

Palatine, IL 60067

 

 

The Palatine Police Department is a Nationally Accredited Law Enforcement Agency that offers challenging career opportunities including Patrol, Investigations, Crime Prevention, Gang / TAC Units, etc.  Palatine is located approximately 30 miles Northwest of Chicago, Illinois and has a population of 70,000. The department consists of 112 sworn officers and approximately 40 civilian personnel.

 

As part of the departmentís policing philosophy, officers are responsible for traffic enforcement, criminal enforcement, and responding to various calls for service. They are empowered to solve problems within their respective beats by working cooperatively with neighboring residents and business owners.

 

The departmentís training unit has been recognized throughout the state and on the National level as well. Besides basic training at the police academy and Field Training once they return, the department provides in-service training to officers on a regular basis throughout the year to help them maintain their skills in firearms proficiency and defensive tactics. Officers may pursue other training opportunities such as Crime Scene Technician, Firearms Instructor, Juvenile Officer, Accident Reconstructionist, Crime Prevention Officer, Motorcycle Officer and Bicycle Patrol Officer.



WHY A PALATINE POLICE OFFICER?

  • A Nationally Accredited Law Enforcement Agency
     

  • Challenging career opportunities including Patrol, Investigations, Crime Prevention, Gang/Tactical Units, etc.
     

  • Current starting salary is $57,499 with merit increases to $80,199 after 6 years of service 
     

  • Excellent fringe benefits (e.g. vacation, holidays, sick leave accruals, health/dental/life insurance, uniform allowance, and retirement health savings plan)
     

  • Outstanding pension benefits resulting in payouts of 50% of salary after 20 years of service and up to 75% after 30 years of service
     

APPLICANT MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be between 21 and 34 years of age

  • Bachelorís Degree from accredited 4-year college

  • Vision: 20-40 both eyes corrected/uncorrected

  • Successfully complete a written exam/physical test

 

 

THE VILLAGE OF PALATINE IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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