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Posted on: July 9, 2021

[ARCHIVED] The Elmhurst Police Department is hiring Full-Time Police Officers

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Do you think you have what it takes to be an Elmhurst Police Officer? Elmhurst officers embrace a community-oriented policing philosophy that is best summarized by our motto, "Providing the Best.” To help us hire the best people with the best character and abilities, candidates will be required to successfully complete a rigorous testing process that includes physical agility, written, polygraph, an intensive background investigation, interview process, psychological, and medical test components.

Our values are at the core of everything we do. We choose recruits based on character and then provide opportunities for growth through training and resources. We firmly believe the public must have confidence and trust in the ability of every Elmhurst Police Officer to competently and efficiently perform his or her duties. The character of the City of Elmhurst is dependent on the character of its employees.

The current starting salary for an Elmhurst Police Officer is $77,002 with annual increases up to $106,685 after 6 years and an additional increase to $107,557 at 15 years. The City of Elmhurst offers an outstanding benefit package including healthcare, dental and vision coverage as well as life insurance. Additional benefits include personal days, compensatory time, vacation days, tuition reimbursement, special duty payments, a flexible spending account, deferred compensation plans, an employee assistance program, sick leave, and a police pension fund.

To apply, please visit:

The deadline for completed online applications with requested documents is Monday, July 19, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

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