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Consider Employment at the Village of Glen Ellyn Police Department...

The Glen Ellyn Police Department employs men and women who are dedicated to providing professional law enforcement services to the community. Employees in both civilian and sworn positions are required to maintain the highest standards of integrity and character. The Village encourages anyone who is interested in joining the Police Department as a full or part time employee to take the time to become acquainted with the community and the members of the Police Department.
The process of hiring police officers for the Village of Glen Ellyn is the responsibility of the Glen Ellyn Fire and Police Commission. Individuals interested in becoming a police officer for the Village must meet the following requirements:
  • Be at least 20 years of age at time of examination.
  • Be 21 years of age at time of appointment.
  • Must not have attained 35 years of age at time of employment.
  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Be a citizen of the United States of America.
  • Possess a valid drivers’ license.
Qualified persons are required to attend an orientation hosted by the Police Department and then must successfully complete a written examination, physical agility (POWER) test and personnel assessment.  All applicants will be subjected to a thorough background investigation followed by an interview before the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners.  Applicants are required to pass a polygraph examination and final appointment to the Police Department is contingent upon the successful completion of a psychological and medical examination. 
Glen Ellyn Civic Center
Office Hours
Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
535 Duane St. Glen Ellyn IL. 60137
(630) 469 5000
©Village of Glen Ellyn, IL