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Police Chief

Village of Mokena

c/o Village Administator


Contact Information


Village of Mokena
Attn: c/o Village Administator
11004 Carpenter Street
Mokena, IL 60448

Position Information

Application Deadline:

  • 02/19/21


  • Annual Salary Range: $130,036 - $140,781 (DOQ)


  • 33


  • 20,305

Position Details

Mokena, IL, population 20,305 is a progressive suburban community located approximately 35 miles southwest of Chicago in northeastern Will County. The Village of Mokena is a family-oriented community with outstanding schools, parks, and excellent municipal services.

The Village of Mokena is seeking professional, innovative, and self-motivated candidates interested in serving in the Police Chief position.

The Mokena Police Department has 33 sworn police officers, 6 civilian employees and a ±$5.18 million operating budget. The Village is known for a low crime rate and a friendly approachable police department. The Police Chief is appointed by the Mayor and Board of Trustees and reports to a professional Village Administrator and serves on the Administrator's executive leadership team.

The Village is seeking candidates with strong leadership and communication skills who wish to join a professional management team. All Village employees are expected to embrace the motto, "Where Our Customers Always Come First". Candidates must be committed to an inclusive management style and a proven history of building successful partnerships within their communities.


  • Candidates must possess a bachelor's degree. Completion of an advanced police management school and master's degree is desired.
  • Candidates should also have at least five to ten years experience in a municipal law enforcement management or command position.

Residency in Mokena is expected within 1 year of appointment as required by Village Ordinance.

Interested candidates should:

Review the full job description located on the Village webpage:


A cover letter


A resume

Submit a list of (5) professional references via U.S. Postal Service to:

Village of Mokena

c/o Village Administrator

11004 Carpenter Street

Mokena, IL 60448


Electronically to:

by February 19, 2021

The Village of Mokena is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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