CPD hosting police entry exams this week
CHICAGO - The Chicago Police Department is hosting police officer entry exams this week.
The exams will take place at the following City Colleges of Chicago locations on Friday and Saturday.
- Malcolm X College - 1900 W. Jackson Blvd. Chicago, IL 60612
- Olive Harvey College - 10001 S. Woodlawn Ave. Chicago, IL 60628
- Richard J. Daley College - 7500 S. Pulaski Rd. Chicago, IL 60652
- Wilbur Wright College - 4300 N. Narragansett Ave. Chicago, IL 60634
Two exam sessions will be held at each location on both dates, CPD said.
Doors will open at 8 a.m. and close at 8:30 a.m. for the morning exam session and doors will open at 1:30 p.m. and close at 2 p.m. for the afternoon exam session.
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Those who are taking the exam are required to bring a current and valid government-issued photo identification.
Applicants who register in advance on the department website will receive access to a study guide. Walk-ins will also be accepted.
The current starting salary for officers with CPD is $56,040 with an increase to just under $85,000 after your first 18 months on the job.