Village of Mount Prospect

Police Officer (Now accepting applications for New Recruits & Lateral Officers)

The Mount Prospect Police Department (MPPD) is actively seeking highly motivated and committed women and men to serve as police officers to a diverse community of 56,852 residents by living the Department’s motto: With COURAGE We Protect; With COMPASSION We Serve. With a rich history, the Mount Prospect Police look forward to an exciting and progressive future. YOU can be a part of that future.

Now accepting new police recruit applications through May 7, 2024, by 5:00 pm (C.D.T.). Orientation/Written Test will be on May 18, 2024.

MPPD is also accepting ongoing lateral officer applications. Applications for lateral officers are continuously accepted.


·         Starting base salary $78,219 for new recruits; $86,464 – $108,081 (DOQ) for lateral police officers. Top Salary: $117,247 in 2024.

·         Pension Plan

·         Annual uniform allowance

·         Paid Vacation, Personal and Sick Time

·         Specialty pay, longevity pay & certified Police Officer Pay

·         Health, dental, vision, life insurance

·         3-hour minimum pay for court

·         Day/Afternoon shifts work on a 5-2/5-3 day off schedule; Midnight shift works 5-3 day off schedule

For minimum requirements, additional benefit information and an application to apply as a new recruit or as a lateral officer, visit .

The Village of Mount Prospect is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strives to be a welcoming and inclusive place for all. People of diverse backgrounds, veterans and those with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

To apply for this job please visit