Posted 2 weeks ago

Police Officer (Accelerated/Lateral Entry)

Company: City of Naperville
Category: Professional Services


Type: Full Time

The City of Naperville’s Police Department is seeking experienced Police Officers for accelerated/lateral entry. The Board of Fire and Police Commission will create a second eligibility list of candidates who have previously been full-time sworn officers of a regular police department in any municipality, county, university or state law enforcement agency provided they are certified by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board and have been with their respective law enforcement agency within the State of Illinois for at least two (2) years.
Salary Information:
2-5 years as a Police Officer will be hired at the Step 2 wage rate of the FOP Contract ($89,852.88 for 2024)
5 or more years as a Police Officer will be hired at the Step 3 wage rate of the FOP Contract ($96,253.87 for 2024)
The Naperville Police Department employs a staff of more than 260 employees (this includes 185 budgeted sworn positions), whose mission is to provide extraordinary service to the community while protecting life and property. In addition to the traditional patrol and investigative functions of a suburban law enforcement agency, the department is also able to sustain a great number of positions in specialty assignments and collateral duties only typically seen in larger departments. Such assignments include a Water Rescue Team, Special Response Team, Crisis Negotiators, Field Training Officers, School Resource Officers, Traffic Officers and K-9 Officers, to name a few. Recognizing the diverse needs of the community, the Department provides and encourages a policy of professional and individual excellence, which is enhanced by continuing education and training.