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Posted on: August 25, 2020

[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).  No person shall be appointed to the Department if he or she does not possess a high school diploma or an equivalent high school education. Police applicants must also possess a minimum of 60 semester college credit hours (or an equivalent from a quarter system) from an accredited college or university at the time of application submission.  An exception to this requirement shall apply to applicants who within two years of the date of application have completed a minimum of three years of military service (with an honorable discharge) and possess a primary specialty of security, law enforcement, or military police as listed on the Form DD214.  Preference points will be awarded for an advanced degree or prior military service.  Preference is given for law enforcement experience.  

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 made out to the Village of Bensenville/No Currency) must be returned to the Police Headquarters by 5:00 PM, Friday, September 18, 2020.


Orientation, power test and written test are scheduled for Saturday, October 3, 2020 starting at 9:00 AM. at the Bensenville Police Department.

Check in time is 8:30 AM.

A valid P.O.W.E.R. test card will be accepted.

Applicants must pass existing physical, vision and hearing requirements.

The Village of Bensenville is an equal opportunity employer.

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