Enjoy Barrington

Description :

The Village of Barrington is a retail, commercial, and residential community located approximately 35 miles northwest of Chicago. The Barrington Police Department serves a population of approximately 10,000 residents, living in a 5.1 square-mile area.


The Barrington Police Department employs 24 sworn police officers who serve in various capacities which include: administrative staff, detective division, patrol division and school liaison officers. The department offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, which includes a starting salary range of $78,177 - $84,436 (DOQ), with a top salary of $105,747 (This range is effective until April 30, 2022).



  • US Citizen
  • Be a current, full-time, sworn, Illinois municipal police officer, Illinois state trooper, or Illinois county sheriff’s deputy who possesses a State of Illinois certification according to Illinois law with at least two years of continuous service with current department and be in good standing at time of hire.
  • Must possess substantially equivalent skills and abilities as a current Barrington police officer with the same experience.
  • Must be age 21 at date of
  • Maximum of 34 years of age at time of application (except as otherwise provided by Illinois law)
  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • At least 60 hours of college credits with a “C” average or better
  • Valid driver’s license (requires a valid Illinois driver’s license at date of hire)
  • Must pass the police officer wellness (POWER) test administered by the Barrington Police
  • Compliance with the Barrington Police Department’s Appearance policy. Specifically no visible tattoos allowed.
  • A $35 application fee will be collected at time of



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Phases of the selection process include a physical fitness test (POWER) and an oral interview. Applicants must pass the POWER test administered by the Barrington Police Department to be eligible for the Fire & Police Commission interview.  When positions are available, conditional offers of employment will be extended based on the successful completion of all of the following: polygraph examination, psychological screening, physical examination, and an extensive background investigation.


Questions may be addressed by calling Human Resources at (847) 304-3415.

The Village of Barrington is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/V/D

Deadline for Applying : May 7, 2021 12:09 PM


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