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Chief of Police

Village of Island Lake


Contact Information


Village of Island Lake
3720 Greenleaf Avenue
Island Lake, IL 60042

Position Information

Application Deadline:

  • 03/15/23


  • 16


  • 9,000

Position Details

The Village of Island Lake, IL is seeking a highly motivated and experienced individual to fill the position of Police Chief.

The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to community policing, ethical leadership and a proven track record in law enforcement.


  • Oversee the daily operations of the police department to ensure the delivery of high-quality police services to the community.
  • Oversee and ensure mandated and developmental training is completed.
  • Develop and implement community policing initiatives that promote trust and collaboration between the police and community.
  • Manage the department's budget and resources to ensure efficient and effective use of taxpayer dollars.
  • Foster a positive work environment and culture that demonstrates active concerns and attention to public needs as well as employee well-being.
  • Collaborate with local, state and federal agencies while keeping Island Lake Police Department involved in regional joint ventures.


  • Bachelor's degree or higher in a criminal justice or related field is desired.
  • A minimum of 10 years law enforcement including experience at the command level.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate, mentor and coach employees.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong relationships in the department and the community.
  • Knowledge of best practices in law enforcement and current trends.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume for consideration to the Village Clerk at:

Village of Island Lake

3720 Greenleaf Avenue

Island Lake, IL 60042

Georgine Cooper, Village Clerk

Deadline for Applications:

March 15, 2023

The Village of Island Lake is an equal opportunity employer.

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