Police Officer Jobs in Des Plaines, IL

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Allied Universal Security - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Other duties may be assigned: Act in accordance with the state and federal law as per departmental policies and associated training Performs general law enforcement duties including patrolling, checking...
3 days ago
City of Highland Park - Highland Park, IL (10 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
An applicant must have been awarded a certificate attesting to his or her successful completion of the minimum Standards Basic Law Enforcement Training Course, as provided in the Illinois Police Training...
3 days ago
College of Lake County - Grayslake, IL (21 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
of Lake County is currently looking for a Police Officer to add to their team....
2 days ago
University of Illinois at Chicago - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Law and Government Knowledge of law enforcement, emergency services, and legal terminology....
3 days ago
College Dupage - Glen Ellyn, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Qualifications : Experience in Law Enforcement preferred....
3 days ago
Village Winnetka - Winnetka, IL (7 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Successful completion of Police Officer Wellness Evaluation Report (P.O.W.E.R.) test within in 6 months of date of application conducted by the Northeastern Illinois Public Safety Training Academy (...
3 days ago
Aurora Healthcare - Park Ridge, IL (3 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Position: Public Safety Officer Location: Lutheran General hospital; Park Ridge, IL....
4 days ago
Allied Universal - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Armed officers should have prior military or law enforcement experience, or comparable training or certification, and must pass a Psychological Evaluation As a condition of employment, employee must...
6 days ago
Allied Universal - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Armed officers should have prior military or law enforcement experience, or comparable training or certification, and must pass a Psychological Evaluation As a condition of employment, employee must...
8 days ago
Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare - Elmhurst, IL (11 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Among these are: Code Blue cardiac arrest team, Facilities and Engineering, fire department, police department, hospital administration and public safety management....
9 days ago
Aurora Healthcare - Park Ridge, IL (3 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Position: Public Safety Officer Location: Lutheran General hospital; Park Ridge, IL....
10 days ago
City of Berwyn Illinois - Berwyn, IL (16 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
City of Berwyn Illinois Police Officer Lateral Transfer (Conservator of the Peace) Description The City of Berwyn is now accepting applications for Lateral Transfer Police Officers....
13 days ago
Allied Universal - Maywood, IL (12 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Other duties may be assigned: Act in accordance with the state and federal law as per departmental policies and associated training Performs general law enforcement duties including patrolling, checking...
13 days ago
City of Berwyn Illinois - Berwyn, IL (16 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
City of Berwyn Illinois Police Officer Lateral Transfer (Conservator of the Peace) Description The City of Berwyn is now accepting applications for Lateral Transfer Police Officers....
14 days ago
DePaul University - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Minimum experience of 1 year in public safety or law enforcement, or related service-oriented industry. Must possess a valid driver's license. Possess visual acuity....
17 days ago

Demographic Data for Des Plaines, IL

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Police Officer Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Understanding and Managing the Stresses of Police Work
Policing has always been psychological challenging. On any given shift police officers may encounter a range of psychological challenges including domestic violence, interacting with people...

Basic Community Policing
This five-part course is designed to introduce tribal police officers to common issues in Indian Country and to the basic principles of community policing. The course introduces the social...

Officer Wellness - Course
The mental health of law enforcement officers is a critical issue. Those involved in law enforcement, and their families, are subjected to stressors unlike any other group in the U.S. This course...

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Salary for Police Officer Jobs in Des Plaines, IL

This is the average annual salary for Police Officer jobs in Des Plaines, IL as reported by the BLS.

$67,609

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Police Officers in Des Plaines, IL offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (31.5%)
  • High School or GED (25.9%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.3%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.5%)
  • Master's Degree (9.1%)
  • Some College (3.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree (1.3%)
  • Some High School (1.0%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Police Officers in Des Plaines, IL
  • None (45.2%)
  • Less than 1 year (30.7%)
  • 2-4 years (12.7%)
  • 4-6 years (6.6%)
  • 1-2 years (4.8%)

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