Price: $35.00

Job Description:

Job Posted on November 10, 2023




***Attention***  In light of all of the ever changing guidelines regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) we are implementing safe standards and minimizing person to person contact. We are asking our applicants to PLEASE DO NOT turn in applications in person unless it is absolutely necessary. During business hours please place application packets in the black mailbox outside of our door at Suite 160. (building open until 7:00 pm)  Our preference is for you to utilize the United States Postal Service, UPS, FED EX or other couriers.


Lateral Police Officer

Broadview, IL


Village of Broadview

C/O   C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E.   

 Personnel Testing Service

                                                                                                                                                    Phone:  847-310-2677



 Salary Range: $86,905.18

Top-out salary: $101,126.10

Sworn Officers: 30 Full-time

Population:  7,900


Application Deadline:  12/13/2023




 *Lateral Police Officer*


Testing is being conducted for an immediate need to hire.



The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners for the Village of Broadview is now accepting applications for Lateral Hire Police Officer Candidates



Broadview has a “small-town” feel while existing only 13 miles away from the hustle and bustle of Chicago.  Broadview’s suburban setting offers respite from the big city, yet its location puts restaurants, sports arenas, shopping centers and convention/meeting facilities just minutes away.


The Broadview Police Department is dedicated to the service of their community and will continue to pursue the safety of all of their residents, businesses and visitors.


The Mission:


The members of the Broadview Police Department are committed to reducing crime and enhancing the quality of life through an active partnership with the community.


Officers work Twelve-hour shifts, with every other weekend off

(7:00 am – 7:00 pm and 7:00 pm – 7:00 am)


Lateral Entry Officers may qualify for starting pay increases:


  • Lateral Officers with two years of experience will be paid at the Year 2 tier ($86,905.18)

  • The maximum amount that a Lateral can be paid in the Village is the Year 3 tier. If a lateral with more years’ experience desires employment with the Village, they must begin at the Year 3 tier. $91,635.20) (as of 5/1/2023, top pay $101,126.10)

  • Lateral Hires will receive raises consistent with the pay schedule (For example, a lateral hire with three years’ experience will be paid at the Year 4 tier in their second year of service with the Village and will receive a salary increase in line with the following tiers, for each year after that he or she remains as a police officer with the Village).




Applications will be online for purchase until 12/13/23 – 2:00 PM


The deadline for returning completed applications is Wednesday, December 13, 2023, by 4:00 PM


All applications must be returned to the office of:


C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E. Personnel Testing Service

Attn: Broadview PD Lateral

1251 N. Plum Grove Rd.

Suite 160

Schaumburg, IL 60173




It is highly recommended that you use a track-able courier for the return of all of your material.  We are not responsible for, lost or delinquent applications.



Application fee is non-refundable


Adobe Reader is a required for the application


It can be downloaded for free at:





You must meet the following minimum requirements:



  • Citizenship: Must be a U.S. Citizen


  • Driver’s License: Must possess a valid Driver’s License at the time of application.


  • Education: Must have proof of High School Diploma, GED Certificate or High School Proficiency Statement. 


  • Experience: Must be a current Full-Time Certified (by the Illinois Law Enforcement Standards and Training Board) Sworn Law Enforcement Officer with a minimum of two (2) years with current department, in a municipality, county, university, or State law enforcement agency in the State of Illinois at time of appointment with Broadview Police Department. Must be in good standing with the ILETSB and your current/former departments.


  • Character: Must have no felony convictions and be of good moral character as described in State Statute 65 IL 5/10-2.1-6.


  • Vision: Correctable to 20/20 in both eyes.



  • Residence: No requirements for residency declared by the Village of Broadview.


  • Testing: Must be able to successfully complete all phases of testing which include a polygraph and psychological examination, background investigation, physical exam and drug screening.



All individuals meeting eligibility requirements are encouraged to

continue with the application process. 

There is a $35.00 non-refundable application fee.  Applications are NOT available at the Broadview Police Department or Village Hall.




All applications are subject to the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners of the Village of Broadview, which is an Equal Opportunity Employer