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Become a Police Officer

Eligibility Requirements

The Forest Park Board of Fire and Police Commissioners are charged with the appointment of all Police Officers. To be considered for employment, candidates must meet the following requirements:
• Be a United States citizen;
• Must possess a minimum of 60 semester college credit hours from an accredited college or university at time of application;
• Possess a valid driver’s license, which will be used for identification at all phases of testing;
• Have a valid social security number;
• Be 21 years of age, and shall be under 35 years of age;
• Attend orientation and all phases of testing;
• Possess good moral character;
• Pass a polygraph test;
• Pass a thorough background investigation;
• Pass a medical examination including a psychological assessment and a functional physical evaluation;
• Meet all requirements of the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners and the State of Illinois.
Next testing date will be August 2017

Contact information
Dora Murphy Secretary to the Board of Fire & Police Commissioners
708-615-6223

Click here for Final Eligibility List