The Village of South Chicago Heights was incorporated in 1907 and is a mature community that is home to 4,200 culturally diverse citizens. The Village is located 25 miles south of downtown Chicago, Illinois. The Police Department is committed to providing the highest quality police service to those who live, work, and visit the Village of South Chicago Heights. The department works in collaboration with the community and strives to maintain the utmost level of public safety with the goal of maintaining the quality of life expected within the village.
The Police Department is made up of 35 Sworn Officers, 11 full time, 24 part time, and 1 civilian position. The Department responds to approximately 9,000 calls for service annually, which range from emergency calls to general service calls.
If you are currently, or were recently employed as a police officer, retired, full time, or part time, and are interested in becoming a Police Officer for the Village of South Chicago Heights, IL applications are being accepted 1 April 2022 through 29 April 2022