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Police Officer

Round Lake, Illinois



Round Lake Police Department

741 W. Town Line Road

Round Lake, IL 60073

Phone: 847-546-8112

Fax: 847-546-2154





Starting Salary: $54,882

Population: 18,289

Sworn Officers: 26

Application Deadline: 4/17/17 @ Noon




The Village of Round Lake, an equal opportunity employer, is accepting applications for the position of full-time Police Officer.


Join a progressive law enforcement agency that embraces the philosophy of community policing and partnership.  With 18,289 residents and 26 full-time police officers, career opportunities include specialized assignments in bicycle patrol, D.A.R.E. officer, evidence technician, school resource officer, detective, truck enforcement officer, gang specialist, NIPAS/SWAT officer, NIPAS Mobile Field Force, and Lake County Major Crimes Task Force investigator.


We offer a modern police facility, excellent equipment and training, retirement benefits, comprehensive and affordable medical, dental, and vision insurance plans, paid vacation and sick leave, including holiday compensation.



Starting Salary:


$54,882 annually





  • Must be 21 to 34 years of age, or as otherwise provided in 65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-6

  • U.S. Citizen

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Ability to obtain a valid Illinois Firearm Owners Identification Card

  • Good moral character

  • Successfully pass a written examination, P.O.W.E.R. test, oral interview, pre-employment background investigation, psychological exam, polygraph exam, and medical exam

  • No felony or certain misdemeanors convictions





Application Availability:


Beginning January 30, 2017,

applications will be available online at:




In person at:


Round Lake Police Department

741 West Town Line Road

Round Lake, Illinois 60073


Monday through Friday

8:00 a.m. through 6:00 p.m.



Application Deadline:


Applications must be submitted in person at the Round Lake Police Department, 741 West Town Line Road, Round Lake, Illinois no later than April 17, 2017 at noon.  Applications will not be accepted by mail or courier and any application submitted after the deadline will not be accepted.





A MANDATORY orientation session will be held at:


Round Lake Police Department Community Room

741 West Town Line Road

Round Lake, Illinois 60073


April 5, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.



 P.O.W.E.R. Test:


At the time of application, applicants must present a NIPSTA POWER Test card ( or a P.O.W.E.R. Test card from Joliet Junior College ( showing proof of successful test completion in the 12-months prior to April 18, 2017.



Written Examination:


The written examination will be held at:


Park Campus School

400 West Town Line Road

Round Lake, Illinois 60073


April 19, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.


Applicants must present a valid government-issued photo identification card for entry into the testing area.



Additional Examinations:


Applicants who successfully complete the physical agility test and written examination will be required to submit to additional testing, including oral interviews, pre-employment background investigation, psychological assessment, polygraph examination, and medical examination.











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