Police Department Recruitment

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The recruitment window is now open for new and lateral Police Officers! Ready to join our team? Submit your application today! 
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2023 Police Officer Preliminary Eligibility List

View the Buffalo Grove Board of Fire and Police Commissioner's 2023 Police Officer Preliminary Eligibility List

2023 List
The Buffalo Grove Police Department offers a traditional recruitment program as well as a lateral transfer opportunity (for current sworn officers).

Our agency provides an excellent compensation and benefits package, modern facility with workout room and no residency requirement.

As an officer with the Buffalo Grove Police Department, you will be presented with challenges and opportunities unequaled in any other profession.  We strive to recruit the most highly skilled, competent, dedicated, community-oriented officers possible.  Our officers pride themselves on performing their duties to the highest level of excellence.  After completing mandatory state academy training, new officers are assigned to the Patrol Division with a field training officer.  In addition to working as a patrol officer, there are several special assignments available within the department.

  • Criminal Investigator
  • Juvenile officer
  • School resource officer
  • Firearms instructor
  • Traffic specialist
  • I.C.E. Special Agent
  • Major Crimes Task Force
  • Defensive tactics trainer
  • K-9 Officer
  • Evidence technician
  • D.E.A. Task Force
  • Emergency Services Team (S.W.A.T.)
  • Community Relations Unit (C.R.U.)
  • Field Training Officer
  • Mobile Field Force
  • Bicycle Patrol
  • Overweight Truck Enforcement Officer
  • Major Crimes Assistance Team (M.C.A.T.)
  • Special Operations Unit
  • Crisis Intervention Team (C.I.T.)
  • Honor Guard Officer

Please visit the Village's "Community Profile" page to learn more about the Village of Buffalo Grove.
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Recruitment Materials

2024 Recruitment Packet
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