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Posted on: February 2, 2022

[ARCHIVED] WPD Accepting Lateral Transfers

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The Waukegan Police Department is accepting lateral appointment applications until Monday, February 28th at 7:30am.  

The minimum qualifications are:

  • Must be at least 21 years old.
  • United States Citizen.
  • Education - High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • State of Illinois certification from the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board as a law enforcement officer (part time certification as a law enforcement officer does not meet this requirement).
  • Experience - At least 2 years' experience as a full time sworn certified law enforcement officer within the 3 years preceding the date of application.
  • Possess the particular knowledge, skills, abilities, and level of experience required pursuant to the call for qualified lateral appointment applicants.  A person currently ranked on an eligible register for entry level Police Officer may apply for a lateral appointment.
  • Be able to successfully pass a psychological screening, medical and drug test, and extensive personal interview and background examinations.
  • Be of good moral character

Click here for additional information and the application.

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