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Part-Time Police Officer

(possible Full-Time)

Sleepy Hollow, Illinois



Sleepy Hollow Police Department

One Thorobred Lane

Sleepy Hollow, IL 60118

Phone: 847-426-4425

Fax: 847-426-1082




Salary: $17.14 - $20.00/hour

Population: 3,500

Sworn Officers: 14

Application Deadline: 3/9/18




The Village of Sleepy Hollow Illinois is currently accepting applications from qualified individuals for the position of part-time Police Officer (and possibly full-time).



The applicant will perform duties to

include but not limited to:



  • Enforcing traffic, criminal laws and local ordinances

  • Provide emergency response as needed

  • Write reports

  • Handle traffic crashes

  • Attend court as needed

  • Handle any and all other duties assigned

  • Work a minimum of four shifts and provide availability for eight non-consecutive shifts, each month on all shifts including weekends and holidays. We will try to work with you on hours if you have a full-time 40 hour a week job.


Minimum qualifications include:

  • 21 years of age

  • U.S. Citizen

  • High school graduate (or equivalent)

  • Valid drivers license and satisfactory driving record

  • Valid FOID card

  • Good moral character

  • Good mental and physical condition

  • No felony or domestic violence convictions

  • Willingness to work all shifts (with an emphasis for night shifts)

  • Willingness to work weekends and some holidays (mandatory to work Fourth of July)

  • MUST BE a graduate of one of either the full-time or part-time sworn officer Illinois training programs and be State of Illinois certified, or have the appropriate training and certification from another state that is compatible with Illinois training requirements.

  • Currently employed in law enforcement or separated/retired in good standing from a law enforcement agency


All qualified applications will be required to:

  • Pass an oral interview

  • Pass a thorough background investigation, including possible credit check

  • Complete a Reimbursement Agreement for costs incurred by the Village of Sleepy Hollow for the applicant, should the applicant voluntarily leave the police department within the first eighteen months of employment

  • Pass a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and possibly a psychological evaluation after acceptance of appointment


Providing an application does not automatically guarantee you will be hired and we reserve the right to hire based on our hiring policies/procedures and the successful completion of our detailed pre-employment background investigation and approval by our Chief of Police, and the Village of Sleepy Hollow Village Board.


We have an on-going process of taking applications.


If you are not currently certified and/or a sworn police officer, please do not submit an application.



The initial Pre-Application may be obtained

by downloading the attached Pre-application:


Police Department Pre-Application

(PDF format)

Get Adobe Reader






Sleepy Hollow Police Department

One Thorobred Lane

Sleepy Hollow, IL 60118


Monday Friday

7 AM - 3:30 PM


Pre-Applications may be returned via U.S. postal mail or in person at the above address.


This web page's advertisement may be changed at a later date without notice at the direction and discretion of the Sleepy Hollow Police Department.











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