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National Law Enforcement Accreditation 2000

RECRUITMENT

The Addison Police Department hiring process is governed by the Village of Addison Police Commission.

For COLLEGE INTERNSHIPS, see information below.

POLICE OFFICER ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

AGE: Minimum 21 years of age; maximum 35 years of age unless prior police or military experience.
WRITTEN: Must achieve 70% or better to progress to next testing level.
EDUCATION: Associates degree or the equivalent of at least 60 credit hours at an accredited college, university or junior college.

MINIMUM PASSING GRADES:

Orientation: Required attendance
Physical Fitness: Pass or fail
Written: 70% or above is passing. It is 100% of final score.
Psychological and Polygraph: Pass or fail
Oral Interview: Pass or fail
Background Investigation: Pass or fail
Medical: Pass or fail

PHYSICAL AGILITY REQUIREMENTS

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WAGES AND BENEFITS*
*As of 11/01/16

(9 Steps to maximum salary)
Starting Salary: $31.96/$66,479.71
Maximum Salary: $45.35/$94,340.48

Vacation

1 - 4 years: 10 days
5 - 11 years: 15 days
12 - 19 years: 20 days
20+ years: 25 days

Benefit Days

3 personal days per year
12 sick days per year
10 paid holidays per year
Pension and social security

Insurance

Medical, dental and optical
Term life insurance equivalent to one year's salary

TRAINING

After hire, Police Officers will successfully complete a Law Enforcement Board approved police training academy and the Department Field Training Program during their probationary period.

Clothing and Equipment

UNIFORMS AND EQUIPMENT: Supplied and maintained on Quartermaster System
FIREARM: Supplied Glock .40 caliber semi-automatic Glock 22, 4th Generation
UNIFORM MAINTENANCE: Dry cleaning paid by Department
EQUIPMENT ALLOWANCE: $200.00 per year toward the purchase of shoes and approved equipment
BODY ARMOR: 100% of purchase price (up to $699.00) with signed agreement to wear while on duty

VILLAGE OF ADDISON

Residential Population: 36,942
Industrial Area: 4th largest in State
Median Home Price (in 2010): $232,900
Total Housing Units: 11,805
Police Department: 67 sworn officers
Civilian Personnel (Full-Time): 47 persons
Employment Opportunities: Records Section, Police Officer, Police Dispatcher and Community Service Officer

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Addison Police Department
3 Friendship Plaza
Addison, IL 60101
TX (630) 543-3080/FAX (630) 543-1069

RIDE-ALONG POLICY

Persons eligible to be considered for a ride-along are Addison Police Department volunteers (including participants in the CERT Program), persons currently on the Addison Police Department employment eligibility lists, social service interns and Addison Police Department employee family members and/or friends.

If you meet this criteria and want more information about the program, you can contact Administrative Sergeant B. Lindstrom at (630) 543-3080.

COLLEGE INTERNSHIPS

It is the policy of the Addison Police Department to cooperate with recognized colleges and universities within the state to provide for a supervised internship program for selected students pursuing an Associates, Bachelor's or Graduate degree in Criminal Justice or a related field. The Addison Police Department's internship program provides the individual experience with various sections of the Police Department including, but not limited to:

* Field Services Division - Day, afternoon and midnight shifts
* Crime Prevention Unit
* Traffic Safety Unit
* Criminal Investigations Section
* Gang Tactical Unit
* Records Management Section
* Addison Consolidated Dispatch Center
* Property and Evidence Unit

Criteria to qualify for our internship program include the following:

* being currently enrolled in a 2- or 4-year college or university with Criminal Justice or similar as your major

* submitting a copy of medical insurance when requested during the selection process

* signing the Release and Waiver of Liability form when requested during the selection process

* cooperating fully with the completion of your background investigation

* having a level of maturity suitable for observing law enforcement activities

Download the application for internship, complete and return to:

Administrative Sergeant B. Lindstrom
Addison Police Department
3 Friendship Plaza
Addison, IL  60101
(630) 543-3080

Equal Opportunity Employer