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Police Officer

West Dundee, Illinois



West Dundee Police Department






Starting Salary: $57,048

Population: 7,367

Sworn Officers: 20

Application Deadline: 2/9/17




Entry-Level Police Officer Hiring Process



West Dundee Police Department

West Dundee, Illinois



The West Dundee, Illinois Fire and Police Commission is accepting applications for the position of police officer with the West Dundee Police Department.



All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements established by the Village of West Dundee:

  • U.S. citizenship;  

  • No felony convictions;

  • Valid state-issued driver's license;

  • Minimum of 21 years of age and under 35 years of age by the application deadline date (February 9, 2017), unless the candidate is currently employed as a police officer in a regularly constituted police department of any municipality which extends the age to 40 years of age;

  • Possess a high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent;

  • Possess a valid P.O.W.E.R. Test card issued within the past 12 months of the application deadline date (February 9, 2017). Only P.O.W.E.R. Test cards issued by NIPSTA, Joliet Junior College, or Triton College will be accepted;

  • Residency within 35 miles of the Village of West Dundee will be required within one year of hire;

  • Pay a $45.00 non-refundable application processing fee;

  • Applications will be limited to the first 125 applications submitted (NOT BASED ON THE NUMBER PURCHASED).


Preference Points will be awarded as determined by

the Village of West Dundee for the following:

  • Military Experience: A minimum of 1 year of active duty for U.S. military service members with an Honorable Discharge. DD-214 must be submitted with application to qualify.   

  • Education: Possess an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice or related law enforcement field from an accredited community or junior college –OR- a Bachelor’s Degree in any field from an accredited college or university. A copy of the diploma or unofficial transcripts must be submitted with application to qualify.

  • Current Illinois Law Enforcement Officers: Persons awarded a certificate attesting to the successful completion of the Minimum Standards Basic Law Enforcement Training Course as provided in the Illinois Police Training Act. A copy of your certificate must be submitted with the application to qualify.


Submission of Application:


Limited to the first 125 applications submitted -OR- Applications submitted online by Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 4:00 PM (CST), whichever occurs first, will be accepted. Faxed, e-mailed, mailed or dropped off applications will NOT be accepted. Only one application per person, per testing cycle will be accepted.



Mandatory Orientation and Written Examination Testing:


Following completion of all application materials and review of minimum qualifications, successful applicants will be invited to attend the following.


Clear your calendar and make sure you are available on the following date: All candidates will receive an email approximately one week prior regarding their status in the process.


Saturday, March 11, 2017
Check-in starts at 8:00 a.m.
Dundee Middle School
4200 W. Main Street
West Dundee, IL 60118
To apply for this position or obtain additional information, please visit the following website:
The Village of West Dundee is an Equal Opportunity Employer.











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