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Village of Mount Prospect, Police Officer

Police Officer (Accepting Applications for Lateral Officers)

The Mount Prospect Police Department 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.

Applications for lateral officers are continuously accepted. Next review of lateral applications will be May 1, 2023.


  • $77,327 – $97,410 (DOQ) for lateral police officers. Top Salary: $105,925 in 2022 (contract under negotiation)
  • 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 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.





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