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Job Title:

Illinois State Police Trooper

Job Post ID:


Posted Until:





Chicago, Springfield


All Shift


Full Time



Job Description:

WE ARE HIRING!! ** Trooper positions will be filled statewide ( IL ) **

State police officers are responsible for maintaining law and order across the state jurisdiction. This includes patrolling roadways, enforcing state laws, maintaining peace and assisting municipal law enforcement when necessary.

Improve the quality of life for our citizens through unimpeachable integrity, public service, training and education.

Safeguard the public by assisting law enforcement, decreasing traffic fatalities and injuries and reducing crime and the fear of crime.

Provide leadership through innovation as a dynamic, diverse, learning organization which promotes personal and professional growth.

Job Requirements:

The Illinois State Police Merit Board has set the following minimum requirements for persons applying for an Illinois State Trooper position:

Applicant must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age.
An applicant twenty (20) years of age may apply if they have successfully completed an associate’s degree or 60 credit hours at an accredited college or university.
Applicant cannot have been convicted of a felony.
Applicant must be a citizen of the United States.
Applicant must possess a valid driver’s license at the time of completing the application.
Applicant must be willing to accept an assignment anywhere in the State.
Applicant must have completed, with a C average or better, one of the following education requirements:

Education Requirements

Option 1

Associate's degree or 60 credit hours from an accredited college or university

Option 2

No education needed if applicant meets one of the following:

Honorably discharged AND has been awarded at least one of the qualifying medals by the United States Armed Forces . Proof must be provided on a DD-214.
An active member of the Illinois National Guard or a reserve component of the United States Armed Forces AND have been awarded at least one of the qualifying medals as a result of honorable service during deployment on active duty. Proof must be provided on a DD-214.
Honorably discharged AND served in a combat mission by proof of hostile fire pay or imminent danger pay during deployment on active duty. Proof must be provided on a DD-214.
Have at least 3 years of full active and continuous military duty and received an honorable discharge before hiring. Proof must be provided on a DD-214



• Paid Vacation and Holidays
• Full Medical Coverage
• Retirement/Pension
• Diverse Opportunities
• Tuition reimbursement
• Career advancement
• Uniform & necessary equipment at no cost
• Take home department issued vehicle

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