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The Village of Bourbonnais is an equal opportunity employer.

The Board of Police and Fire Commissioners for the Village of Bourbonnais is accepting applications for the position of Lateral Entry Police Officer for the Bourbonnais Police Department.

All applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Citizenship: Must be a U.S. citizen.
  • Drivers License: Must possess a valid Illinois Drivers License.
  • Certification: Must currently be an ILETSB Certified Illinois Officer with at least 2 years of full time police experience with no break in service.
  • Education: Must have an Associate Degree, 64 credit hours, or military experience.
  • Character: Must be of good moral character with no misdemeanor or felony convictions.
  • Salary: Dependent on experience, minimum base starting salary range of $63,960- $86,216/year.
  • Residency: Must live within 30 miles of village limits within 1 year of employment.
  • Testing: Successfully pass background investigation including polygraph, psychological evaluation, and medical examination.
  • Hiring Process: Completion of an application packet. Pre-Screening and review of application materials, oral interview(s) with the Police Commission, and successful completion of the tests listed above. Each phase of the process listed is a pass/fail and a “pass” is required to remain in the process.  

*Per contract, a new hire who completes required Field Training Officer (FTO) training and a 12-month probationary period will receive a $2,000 stipend.

Application packets are available below.

Completed packets can be mailed, emailed, or dropped off in person.

Email applications to:   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mail or drop off applications to:
Bourbonnais Police Department
ATTN: Fire & Police Commissioners
700 Main St. NW
Bourbonnais, IL 60914


 To learn more about the Bourbonnais Police Department, click here.