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Police Officer (Entry & Lateral)

Hazel Crest Police Department
3000 W. 170th Place
Hsazel Crest, IL 60429
United States

Law Enforcement / Military
Application Closing Date
From $61,939 To $94,232
Per Year    
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Description
Hazel Crest Police Department
3000 W. 170th Place
Hazel Crest, IL 60429
Phone: 708-335-9640
Population: 14,000
Sworn: 37
Application Deadline: 7/22/24
Starting Salary: $61,939
Top Salary: $94,232
(New contract in 2024)
Longevity Pay in Addition to Salary:
-After Five years of service $500
-After Ten years of service $1,000
-After Fifteen years of service $1,500
-After Twenty years of service $2,000
-After Twenty-five years of service $2,500
-After Thirty years of service $3,000
Paid Holidays: 10 + 1 personal
Paid Vacation:
-Up to Five years of service 2 weeks a year
-After Five years of service additional day a year
-After Thirty years of service 5 weeks a year
Paid Sick Leave: Accrues One day a month/no maximum
Pension Plan
Life Insurance
Health Insurance:
-Blue Cross Blue Shield/HMO/PPO
-Dental and Optical Programs
Deferred Compensation Program
College Tuition Reimbursement
Uniform Allowance: $1,000 a year
Teamsters Local 726 Membership
Department Workout Facilities
Applications for the position of Police Officer for the Village of Hazel Crest will be available at:
Village of Hazel Crest Police Department
3000 W. 170th Place
Hazel Crest, IL
Request by email:
Email Cherita Moore-Greer:
Job Requirements

Must be a United States Citizen
Minimum 21 years of age at time of appointment
Maximum 35 years of age (except those who qualify for one of the statutory exceptions)
High school graduate or equivalent
30 credit hours from an accredited university or equivalent work experience;
-or completed the Illinois Mandatory Basic Training for Police Officers, or equivalent
-Lateral applicants must have police officer certification
Possess a valid driver's license
Be able to obtain an Illinois FOID Card by time of hire
20/70 binocular vision correctable to 20/20 and not be color blind
Be of high moral standards and displays personal integrity and habits based upon the Village's values and standards
Be free of any felony convictions, or misdemeanor criminal convictions as specified in 65 ILCS 5-1-7 of the Illinois Revised Statutes
Must speak, read and write the English language fluently
Must be able to fully disclose all personnel matters including any agreements and any sealed files
Must be able to comply with contractually agreed upon residency requirements
Must be able to successfully pass the probationary period
Must provide copies of birth certificate, high school diploma or GED, college transcripts, military service record and discharge papers, social security card, valid driver's license, and background release as required during the application process
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