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You must be at least 20 years old and less than 35 years of age at the time of the written exam. You must be at least 21 years of age at the time of hire.
The age limit does not apply to any applicant over the age of 34 with prior full-time work experience as a peace officer. Currently there is not an exemption for veterans.
Yes! Lateral appointment applications are available at https://www.waukeganil.gov/913/Lateral-Transfer-Applications until May 21st at 5 pm.
Click here for P.O.W.E.R. test information.
No. However, a P.O.W.E.R. test card must have been obtained from one of the three approved sources and not be older than one year from the date of the written exam.
There are three locations approved by the Waukegan Police Department where you can test to obtain a P.O.W.E.R. test card.