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Posted on: July 2, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Accepting Applications for Police Officer Candidates


Applicants must be 21 to 35 years of age at time of appointment (unless affected by state statute). No person shall be appointed to the Department if he or she does not possess a high school diploma or an equivalent high school education. Police applicants must also possess a minimum of 60 semester college credit hours (or an equivalent from a quarter system) from an accredited college or university at the time of application submission.

An exception to this requirement shall apply to applicants who within two years of the date of application have completed a minimum of three years of military service (with an honorable discharge) and possess a primary specialty of security, law enforcement, or military police as listed on the Form DD214. Preference points will be awarded for an advanced degree or prior military service. Preference is given for law enforcement experience.

Applications are available HERE or at the below location:

Bensenville Police Headquarters
(24 hours per day) located at
345 East Green Street, Bensenville, Illinois
(630) 350-3455

Applications must be returned along with a nonrefundable $35 application fee (Check or Money Order made out to the Village of Bensenville/No Currency) must be returned to the Police Headquarters by 5:00 PM, Friday, July 16, 2021. 

Only the first 100 applications will be accepted and are to be turned in at Police Headquarters. There are three immediate openings and one anticipated opening within the next year.  The academy starts in the second week of September.  Applicants must possess a valid P.O.W.E.R. Test card. 

The written test is scheduled for TuesdPoliceOfficer_Jobay, July 20, 2021 starting at 6:30 PM. at Fenton High School (1000 W Green St Bensenville, IL 60106).

 Check in time is 6:00 PM.  Enter at Door 1. Applicants must pass existing physical, vision and hearing requirements. 

The Village of Bensenville is an equal opportunity employer.

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