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Posted on: April 10, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Accepting Applications for Police Officer Candidates


The Village of Bensenville, Illinois is accepting applications for Police Officer candidates.

Applicants must be 21 to 35 years of age at time of appointment (unless affected by state statute) and must possess a Bachelor’s Degree unless they possess at least one of the three below exceptions to the Education Requirement:

  1. A minimum of 2 years of service as a full time state certified police officer or as a federal law enforcement officer with arrest powers and a minimum of 60 semester hours or 90 quarter hours of college credit.
  2. A minimum of 3 years of military service with an honorable discharge and a minimum of 60 semester hours or 90 quarter hours of college credit.
  3. A minimum of 3 years of military service with an honorable discharge within two years of the date of the application and possess a primary specialty of security, law enforcement, or military police as listed on the DD Form 214. 

Preliminary applications, a more detailed application form will be required after the written test, are available HERE or at the below location:

Bensenville Police Headquarters (24 hours per day) located at 345 East Green Street, Bensenville, Illinois (630) 350-3455

Preliminary Applications along with a nonrefundable $35 application fee (Check or Money Order/No Currency) must be returned to the Police Headquarters by 9:00 AM, Thursday, May 9, 2019..

Orientation, power test and writtPoliceOfficer_Joben test are scheduled for Saturday, May 11, 2019 starting at 8:00 AM. at the Fenton High School Cafeteria located at 1000 W. Green Street, Bensenville, Illinois (IL Route 83 and Grove Ave). Enter Door 1, located on the south side of the building.

Check in time is 7:30 AM. Applicants must pass existing physical, vision and hearing requirements. The Village of Bensenville is an equal opportunity employer.

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