Police Officer – Lateral

Richton Park, IL
Village of Richton Park Police Department

Salary: $78,690.21 – $87,582.89.

Open Until Filled

Position Summary:

Police Officers adhere to the Mission & Value Statements, conduct preventive patrol and general policing functions to protect the health, safety and welfare of lives and property within the Village. Officers provide initial response to emergency & non-emergency service requests, traffic enforcement, makes arrests when necessary, investigate complaints, document investigation findings, enforce laws and ordinances, complete reports, community relations and provide a wide range of public service activities. Police Officers are assigned to a specific shift and report directly to their assigned Sergeant. Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Has two years of experience as a full-time sworn law enforcement officer within the three years preceding the date of application – State of Illinois certification from the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board (part-time certification as a law enforcement officer does not meet this requirement).
  • Must be at least 23 years old.
  • Must be a United States citizen.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED.
  • No felony convictions.
  • No residency requirement.