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Posted on: January 19, 2018

Orland Park Police Department to Begin Accepting Applications for New Officers on Feb. 12

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Applications for testing for the Orland Park Police Department will be available beginning Monday, February 12, 2018 at the ORLAND PARK POLICE STATION, 15100 South Ravinia Avenue. Applications may also be downloaded beginning February 12 on the village's website.
Completed applications must be returned to the Orland Park Police Department by 5 p.m. on Friday, March 16, 2018. 
Mailed applications must be postmarked by March 16, 2018 and sent to Orland Park Police Department; ATTN: Board of Fire and Police Commissioners; 15100 South Ravinia Avenue; Orland Park, IL 60462.

Applicants must be United States citizens, at least 21 years of age and under 35 years of age (except as permitted by statute) and in good physical and mental condition. Applicants are required to have two years (60 semester hours) of college credits, or one and one-half (1½ ) years (45 semester hours) of college credits and one year of continuous active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States of America.
The MANDATORY ORIENTATION for prospective police officers will be held Saturday, April 7, 2018. Reporting for applicants whose last name begins A-L begins at 8:15 a.m.; reporting for applicants whose last name begins M-Z begins at 8:30 a.m. 
The WRITTEN EXAM will be offered Saturday, April 28, 2018. Both the orientation and the exam will be held at the Orland Park Civic Center, 14750 South Ravinia Avenue. 
Applicants will later be required to take and pass the following examinations and tests: written examination, NIPSTA Power Test, oral examination, medical and optical examinations, psychological examination and background investigation (including the Police Department Employment Drug Policy).

Prospective candidates are invited to watch this video to learn more about the department, its personnel and programs.
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