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  • shop with a cop80 Hours of Vacation After One Year

  • 13 Paid Holidays

  • 96 Hours of Sick Time Per Year

  • Competitive Medical and Dental Insurance

  • Insurance Rates Locked Through 2030

  • All Equipment and Training Provided


Effective January 1, 2019

  • Starting Salary: $54,870

  • After One Year: $72,644

  • After Two Years: $88,133

  • After Twelve Years: $108,870


  • police academy21 to 35 years of age
    Minimum of 21 years of age and under 35 years of age at time of appointment.

  • No felony convictions

  • U.S. Citizen

  • Valid Driver’s License

  • High School Graduate or GED Equivalent

  • Residency
    Must live within the Joliet city limits within 18 months of hire.

  • Other Requirements
    All other requirements as set forth by the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners.

Exam Process

  • officers in front of colice cruiserNon-refundable application fee

  • Orientation and written testing

  • Oral Assessment

  • Background investigation

  • Polygraph and psychological examination

  • Medical examination and drug screening

  • POWER (Physical Agility) Test

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