Join the Wood Dale Police Department

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What will being a Wood Dale police officer mean to you?

Challenge yourself. Make a difference. Join our family. 
Learn about what it means to our current officers.

The Board of Fire & Police Commissioners of the City of Wood Dale will conduct examinations to develop an Original Appointment Eligibility Register for the Police Department. The Board will accept approximately the first 200 completed packets consisting of The Police Officer Application Form, Birth Certificate and High School Diploma or G.E.D. returned via Email or U.S. Mail to: 

The Board of Fire & Police Commissioners
c/o Wood Dale Police Department
404 N. Wood Dale Road
Wood Dale, IL 60191

Applications are due on or before July 8, 2019.

Fact Sheet

Requirements & Restrictions

Applicants must attend an Orientation Meeting and Written Examination at the Wood Dale Jr. High School, 655 North Wood Dale Road, Wood Dale, IL at 8 a.m. on Saturday, August 24, 2019.

Applicants must be United States Citizens and must have passed their 21st birthday on the day of the Orientation Meeting, (August 24, 2019), and not reached their 35th birthday, as of the posting of the final Eligibility Register (estimated October 1, 2019).

Applicants will be subject to the Rules & Regulations of the Board, which may be viewed at the Wood Dale Police Department.

Starting Salary: $68,000 +

Previous experience will be considered


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