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Applications available for prospective Lansing police officers

Applications available through February 21

Information provided by the Lansing Police Department

LANSING, Ill. (January 30, 2020) – The next round of Lansing Police officer testing for individuals seeking to become part of the Lansing Police Department (LDP) begins on February 29, with applications available through the 21st.

The position offers a $57,578 starting salary with $64,644/year available after one year of employment.

Application packets are available here.

Minimum qualifications

Applicants must meet the following criteria to be considered:

  • U.S. Citizen with a valid driver’s license
  • 21 years of age by February 29, 2020 and under the age of 35 at the time of final eligibility posting. This age limitation does not apply to current or previously employed full time police officers or other exemptions as defined in Illinois Compiled Statutes 65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-6.
  • Valid POWER test card due at orientation. POWER test card is considered valid only if dated after February 28, 2019. Applicants who do not have a valid POWER test card should contact NIPSTA @ (847/998-8090), or Joliet Junior College @ for testing dates.
  • High school diploma or equivalent with one of the following:
    • Minimum 60 hours of college level courses at time of hiring process
    • OR one continuous year of active duty in US Armed Forces
    • OR two years of full time experience as a state certified law enforcement officer.
  • Residency within the Village of Lansing within six months after completion of the 12 month probationary period
  • Successful completion of all phases of testing process

A mandatory orientation session will be held at the Eisenhower Center (2550 178th Street) on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 11:30 a.m. followed by the written examination at 12:30p.m. Oral Examinations for applicants who pass the written examination are scheduled to be held during the evening the week of March 16, 2020.

Application packets are available here.

Applicants wishing to purchase a study guide or practice test to assist in the testing process can do so here. For technical support doing so, please contact: (916)471-3538. Only available through February 29, 2020.

For more information contact:
Resource Management Associates – 708-444-2326

The Lansing Police Department is located at 2710 E 170th Street.



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