Dupo Police Department is Accepting Application for Full-Time Police Officer

LATERAL ENTRY CANDIDATE POOL

The Dupo Police Department is accepting application for the position of full-time police officer through a lateral entry program.

Applications can be obtained at the Dupo Police Department, 100 N Second Street, Dupo, IL 62239. Questions can be answered by calling, the Dupo Police Department at 618-286-3397 Monday-Friday 8:00 A.M.- 4:00 P.M.

A lateral entry candidate pool will be established from qualified applicants that submit the required application by the application deadline on November 18th 3:00 P.M. Inclusion in any lateral candidate pool shall be based upon the relative excellence of the applicants. In the event that the prescreen identifies applicants who have certain knowledge, skills and abilities that make those applicants more desirable for the position to be filled, the Police Committee may interview those applicants only for consideration.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS
 State of Illinois certification by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board. Full-time or part-time academy certification.
 Must be a United State Citizen
 Individuals must be at least 21 years old
 Education- High School education or equivalent.
 Possess a valid driver’s license.
 Must agree to comply with all requirements of the position and have the ability to pass all examination and training requirements.
 Drug screening

ALL APPOINTMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO A PROBATIONARY PERIOD