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he City of Chicago is currently seeking qualified Police Officer candidates for the Chicago Police Department’s (CPD) upcoming 2023 academy classes. Chicago has the second-largest Police Department in the nation, with over 12,000 officers dedicated to protecting the lives, property, and rights of all people. We accomplish this through professionalism, innovation, and a progressive approach to community relational policing.
To provide candidates with the most flexibility, The City of Chicago and the Chicago Police Department will be offering online computer-based testing options. You can take the exam at testing centers throughout the nation or even from your home. Officers receive a competitive starting salary of $56,040 that increases to $84,522 annually after just 18 months. Benefits include regularly scheduled salary increases, city-subsidized medical and dental insurance, holidays, tuition reimbursement, retirement savings and pension plans.
Officers have lateral and promotional opportunities in numerous divisions within the department in the areas of investigations. For more information, please click “Apply Today”.