Lateral Transfer Police Officer


Lateral Police Officer 

          Chicago Ridge Police Department                

Salary:    $85,920.49   (Based on the current CBA and individual experience)

Minimum Requirements and Qualifications for Lateral Transfer Police Officer

Applicants for lateral transfer Police Officer appointments must meet the following minimum qualifications and requirements at the time of application: 

  • Applicants must be at least 23 years old
  • Be a High School Graduate (or GED)
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License.
  • Must be able to speak, write, and understand the English language.
  • Applicants must not have been convicted of any crime, or be guilty of infamous or notoriously disgraceful conduct.  Also, applicants must have no felony convictions or misdemeanor convictions involving moral turpitude, as specified in 65 ILCS 5/Article 10-1-7(c).
  • Must have at least twelve (12) months of service with one or more recognized police agencies and obtained certification through the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Boards as a full-time officer with current active or inactive status.  Anyone who was certified as part-time or who was decertified by the training board will not be considered.
  • Must be able to demonstrate physical agility and muscular coordination to perform the duties of the job of police officer.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to pass the Illinois Peace Officer Wellness Evaluation Report (Power Test) upon request prior to hire.
  • Must pass a polygraph examination, a thorough background investigation, a medical examination, a psychological assessment, and a drug screening.
  • Any newly hired employees shall establish domicile and bona fide residence within the following Illinois counties: Cook, DuPage, Kane, Will and Grundy, within six (6) months of their successful completion of their probationary period.
  • The Chicago Ridge Police Department will take military experience into consideration.

Download the Employment Application here


 Pick application up:

Chicago Ridge Police Department

10425 S. Ridgeland Ave

Chicago Ridge, IL 60415


Applications must be returned, completed in full, to the Chicago Ridge Police Department.