Bourbonnais Police Department

Police Officer Application
Deadline 6/14/2024 4:00 PM
Warning: the deadline for this application expired

Stanard & Associates, Inc. administers the application process for the Village of Bourbonnais Fire & Police Commission, and the Village of Bourbonnais Fire & Police Commission retains authority over the application process and hiring of individuals. All applicant information and application forms are the property of the Village of Bourbonnais Fire & Police Commission. Stanard & Associates, Inc. does not establish the qualification or eligibility requirements, required application procedures, or related employment standards and procedures and is limited in addressing questions or requests for information in these areas.

There is no fee for this application.

NOTE TO POTENTIAL APPLICANTS:  This application process is limited to the first 100 applications submitted
-OR- the deadline date of June 14, 2024, whichever occurs first. 

Village of Bourbonnais Police Department

Bourbonnais, Illinois

The Village of Bourbonnais, Illinois is accepting applications on the behalf of the Fire & Police Commission for the position of police officer with the Bourbonnais Police Department.  For more information about the Bourbonnais Police Department and to view a recruitment video, please visit the Village website:

Starting Salary: $63,356 (not including additional compensation listed below per current FOP bargaining agreement in effect until 04/30/2025)

Population: 19,653

Sworn Police Officers: 27 Full-time

All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements established by the Village of Bourbonnais Fire & Police Commission:

  • U.S. citizenship;
  • No felony convictions (or any misdemeanor conviction involving moral turpitude as specified in Illinois Statute 65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-6);
  • Must possess a valid Illinois driver's license;
  • Must be at least 21 years of age and under the age of 35 at the time of application (unless otherwise exempt by Illinois Compiled Statutes 65 ILCS5/10-2.1-6);
  • Must reside within 30 miles of the village limits within the one (1) year probationary period;
  • Must sign a Training Reimbursement agreement as a condition of employment;
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent;
  • Associates Degree - OR - at least 64 credit hours from an accredited college or university (unless otherwise exempt by Illinois Compiled Statutes 65 ILCS 5/10 2.1-6);
  • Valid POWER card issued within one (1) year of the application deadline date (waived for Certified Law Enforcement Officers);

Additional Compensation

  • 3 paid personal days/year
  • 12 paid holidays/year
  • $1550 annual clothing, equipment & cleaning allowance paid to you by check
  • Education or military experience pay range of $40.00-$250.00 per month extra
  • $2000.00 stipend after completion of probationary period
  • Annual raises May 1 each year
  • Current pay increases at year 1,2,3,5,7,10,15,20.

Required documents (to be submitted at time of application):

  • Valid Illinois driver’s license;
  • Birth certificate;
  • High school diploma or GED certificate;
  • College or University Degree/Transcripts (unless otherwise exempt);
  • Valid POWER card issued on or after June 14, 2024 (waived for Certified Law Enforcement Officers);
  • If applicant has military service, a copy of his/her Military Service Record Form DD-214.
  • Incomplete or defective applications will not be accepted and will disqualify the applicant. 



  1. Submit Application: Applicants must complete and submit all application materials by Friday, June 14, 2024 @ 4:00 PM (CST). Faxed, e-mailed, mailed or dropped off applications will NOT be accepted. Applications submitted after the deadline will NOT be accepted.  
  2. Mandatory Remote On-Line Written Examination: Following completion of all application materials and review of minimum qualifications, successful applicants will be invited to participate in remote on-line written exam testing starting at 9 AM on Tuesday, June 25, 2024 through Friday, June 28, 2024 at 4 PM.  The test will only be available during this time period.  Candidates will need to have access to a laptop or desktop computer.  All candidates will receive an email approximately one week prior regarding their status in the process, along with further instructions for taking the on-line written exam. NOTE: Please be sure to check your email spam folder. Many email account providers automatically send our emails there in error (i.e. Google, Yahoo, etc.). 

  3. Oral Interviews:  Oral interviews will be scheduled in early to mid-July 2024.  Eligible applicants that pass the written test will be notified via email of their Oral Interview date and time.


Important Disclaimer for Potential Applicants 

As part of this application form, you will be required to submit various documents, records and/or additional forms. Be sure to allow sufficient time to gather this documentation and fully complete the application before the deadline. In other words, do not wait until one day before the deadline to collect and submit additional required documentation. In order for your application to be accepted, all materials must be submitted and received prior to the deadline. 


The Village of Bourbonnais is an Equal Opportunity Employer