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Police Recruitment

Police Officers

We are currently accepting applications for Police Officers. Applications will accepted through November 15, 2019.


The Village of Downers Grove is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Table 1: Contact information.
Downers Grove Police Department (630) 434-5600

 Minimum Entry Requirements

Testing Process

  • Written Exam
  • Background Investigation
  • Oral Interview
  • Psychological and Polygraph Testing
  • Physical and Optical Exams

Benefits Package

  • 12-hour Shifts (Permanent or Rotating)
  • Uniforms and Equipment
  • Pension Plan/Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Annual Vacations and Holidays
  • Health/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance

Specialty Positions

  • Detective
  • Major Crimes Unit
  • SWAT Officer
  • Special Operations Unit
  • Field Training Officer
  • Honor Guard
  • Evidence Technician
  • Computer Forensics
  • Mobile Device Forensics
  • Firearms Instructor
  • Defensive Tactics Instructor
  • Rapid Deployment Instructor
  • Rescue Task Force Instructor
  • School Resource Officer
  • Narcotics Officer
  • Federal Task Force Officer

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