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North Aurora Police Department

Seeking Experienced, Illinois certified Police Officers


The North Aurora Police Department, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is seeking Illinois certified, experienced lateral transfer officers and applications are now available.  We currently have one immediate opening!  Women & people of color are encouraged to apply.

This opportunity is for applicants who are already Illinois certified police officers.

The North Aurora Police Department has an authorized strength of 32 sworn officers, and are establishing a lateral eligibility list for our current and future openings.  Women & people of color are encouraged to apply.  We currently have one position available and plan to hire as soon as possible.

The North Aurora Police Department provides policing services to over 18,000 residents within our 10 square mile community.  The department is proactive, working aggressively and consistently to identify and resolve problems and other issues to improve the quality of life within our community.  We are a community policing department, hold many public events which are intended to build relationships with the community, and we have great support from our residents.  Internally, we are a very family-friendly workplace.

Our staffing includes a chief of police, 2 deputy chiefs, 5 sergeants, 20 patrol officers, 1 crime prevention officer, 3 investigators, 1 part-time community service officer, and 3 full-time records specialists.  Most officers have secondary assignments so you can develop additional skills.  Our patrol officers are not “just a patrol officer;” they are also firearms, taser, & defensive tactics instructors.  They are evidence techs, field training officers, SWAT team members, crisis intervention team members, and more!  See the linked flyer below for more secondary assignments that are available.  View the full informational flyer here.

North Aurora Offers Laterals:

  • Starting salary between $77,401 and $102,757, depending on experience and qualifications;
  • Health, dental, vision, life insurance plans, retirement savings, pension plan;
  • Patrol works 12 hour shifts with every other Friday, Saturday & Sunday off.


  • Be a municipal police officer, county sheriff’s deputy, or Illinois state trooper in good standing for at least two years.
  • Be currently certified by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board
  • Possess substantially equivalent skills and abilities as a current North Aurora Police Officer.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Reside within a 25-mile radius of the village limits by the end of 18-month probationary period.

Candidates must be able to pass an extensive background investigation, polygraph exam, psychological exam, medical exam, and drug screening prior to getting hired.  Selected candidates may be contacted for an interview and tour of the station (spouses/significant others are welcome to join on the tour).

Applications are available at the North Aurora Police Department located at 200 S. Lincolnway, North Aurora or online here.

Applications may be emailed to or dropped off or mailed to 200 S. Lincolnway, North Aurora, IL 60542.

An Equal Opportunity Employer


The North Aurora Police Department, an Equal Opportunity Employer, recently tested in 2023 to establish a Police Officer Eligibility List with qualified, professional individuals interested in a career in law enforcement. Please see the Final Eligibility List (Two-Years) Effective July 12, 2023 here. Check back here or follow us on social media for future updates.


Submit your information below so that we may contact you at the next employment opportunity.

Mailing Address:

200 S. Lincolnway
North Aurora, IL 60542

Phone Numbers:

Emergency: 911
Non-emergency: (630) 897-8705
Fax: (630) 897-8700

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