Village of Libertyville

The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners of the Village of Libertyville is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer (Lateral Entry). Please read the information contained in this packet carefully as it explains the requirements and process for candidates. Keep this information as a reference throughout the entire examination process.

Application and brochure can be found here.


Proof of meeting these requirements must be submitted during the application process described below.

  • Legal resident of the United States
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • High school graduate or possess a GED
    Valid driver’s license
  • The applicant must have been employed as a full-time law enforcement officer in good standing in another law enforcement agency for at least two years preceding the application. The employment may be in any municipal, county, university, state, or federal law enforcement department or agency.
  • An applicant must be certified by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board.
  • An applicant must have been awarded a certificate attesting to his or her successful completion of the minimum Standards Basic Law Enforcement Training Course, as provided in the Illinois Police Training Act.
  • Must be physically able to perform the essential job function of the position of police officer.
  • File a completed application and required documentation no later than 4:00 PM CST, August 16, 2024 as described below.


Complete and submit the application, sign all waivers, and include the required documents as outlined in this packet by 4:00 PM CST, August 16, 2024 to the Village of Libertyville via email at or in person at the Police Station, 200 E. Cook Ave. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. For questions, please contact Human Resources at 847.918.2012 or via the email address above.

All portions of the testing process are mandatory. Failure to attend and complete any portion of the process will result in elimination from the employment process.

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