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A list of eligible candidates will be compiled and distributed approximately three months following the oral interviews. Candidates will then have an opportunity to apply for preference points. A maximum of 5 Preference Points will be awarded as determined by the Village of Bartlett for the following:

  • Military Experience: Active duty U.S. military service members with an un-redacted Honorable Discharge.  DD-214 must be submitted with application to qualify.
  • College Degree: Candidates must have successfully obtained an Associate’s Degree in the field of law enforcement or criminal justice; or a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university. Transcripts (official preferred) or copy of diploma must be submitted with application to qualify. Official transcripts will be required at the Background Investigation stage.
  • Current Illinois Law Enforcement Officers: Persons awarded a certificate attesting to the successful completion of the Minimum Standards Basic Law Enforcement Training Course as provided in the Illinois Police Training Act and are currently serving as a law enforcement officer on a part-time or full-time basis within the State of Illinois. A copy of your certificate must be submitted with the application to qualify.

Instructions for applying preference points will be sent out to those candidates

who are placed on the initial eligibility list.

A primary eligibility list that includes the application of preference points will be posted and sent to each application appearing on the list within 30 days after being developed.