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Police Chief

Indian Head Park Police Department


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Indian Head Park Police Department

Indian Head Park, IL 60525

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Application Deadline:

  • 11/22/19


  • $80,000-$92,000


  • 8


  • 3,809

Position Details

Indian Head Park, IL (Population 3,809) The Village of Indian Head Park is seeking a skilled full-time Police Chief with exceptional interpersonal skills and demonstrated leadership and management experience in municipal law enforcement. This is an exciting professional opportunity.

Indian Head Park is a predominantly residential community located at the intersection of I- 55 (Stevenson) and I-294 (Tri-State). The Indian Head Park Police Department has 8 sworn officers, 10 part-time officers and 1 civilian employee. The Police Department has a 2019 Adopted Budget of about $1.5 million dollars including salaries and benefits.  The Police Chief is appointed by Mayor and reports to the Village Administrator.

QUALIFICATIONS: Mandatory qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree in a closely related field and executive management certificates including the FBI National Academy, Northwestern University Center for Public Safety or other similar State and/or National programs. A Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement and Justice Administration, Business Administration, Public Administration or related field is a plus. Candidates must also have at least 5 years’ experience in a municipal law enforcement management position equivalent to a Lieutenant or higher. Candidates must be a sworn officer in the state of Illinois. A pre-employment physical/drug screening/psychological screening may be required.

SALARY, ETC.: Starting salary range: $80,000-$92,000. Candidates opting out of the Village’s medical insurance program will be offered compensation at the higher end of the range.   This position participates in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund.

HOW TO APPLY: Candidates should apply by November 22, 2019 with résumé, cover letter, and contact information for five professional references to John DuRocher, Village Administrator 

Electronic submissions required.

 Equal Opportunity Employer.

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