Employment

The Carpentersville Police Department is not currently accepting employment applications for the position of police officer. 

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Minimum Requirements

Age 21 to 35 at eligibility list posting, unless prior police service, per Illinois Compiled Statutes. The requirements include:

  • Valid Illinois drivers license
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Weight proportional to height
  • Vision 20/200 correctable to 20/40
  • Must pass the following examinations:
    • Background
    • Medical
    • Oral
    • Physical agility
    • Polygraph
    • Psychological
    • Written
  • Must complete basic police officer training at police academy (14 weeks), departmental field training and evaluation program (14 weeks) and one year probationary period.