Police Officer

Oak Park, IL
Village of Oak Park

Oak Park IL Police Department

Application Deadline: Thursday, March 7, 2024, at 4:00 p.m.

How to Apply:

  • Download and complete your application at https://iosolutions.com by the application deadline.
  • Submit all supporting documentation by the application deadlie.

Police Officer Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 21 years of age and have not passed their 35th birthday by the closing date for application, unless otherwise exempt under Section 6 of the Act, 65 ILCS 5/10-2. /1-6.
  • S. Citizen who speaks and understands English or is legally authorized to work in the United States under federal law or is an individual against whom immigration action has been deferred by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services under the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) process is authorized to apply for the position of police officer, subject to (i) all requirements and limitations, other than citizenship, to which other applicants are subject and (ii) the individual being authorized under federal law to obtain, carry, or purchase or otherwise possess a firearm.
  • Possess at least 60 hours of college credit at a fully accredited college or university, and also possess a minimum grade average of “C” by application deadline.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Possess a Firearm Owners Identification (FOID) card at time of hire.

Written Exam Information:

A mandatory written exam will be held on Saturday, April 6, 2024. Testing will take place at Oak Park & River High School (cafeteria). Sign-in will be held from 8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Additional details will be provided to eligible candidates approximately one week prior to the exam.

About the Village of Oak Park and Police Department:

  • Starting Salary: $78,650.74 after 4 years $110,953.23
  • Population: 54,583
  • Sworn Police Officers: 118
  • Competitive benefits package includes: Two weeks paid vacation; Health, dental and vision insurance plans; Paid sick leave accrual; $50,000 Village-paid term life insurance; 14 paid holidays; Defined-benefit pension plan; Annual Educational incentive paid annually in December after 18 months of continuous service.


Please contact IOS Recruitment at (800)-343-HIRE or recruitment@iosolutions.com with questions regarding the application, required documents or testing.