The first step to becoming a Chicago Police Officer is to complete the online application
. You must be at least 20 years of age to take the exam.
The online application requires you to create an account with a username and password. Please write your username and password down. That way, you can access your application anytime during the application period. If you are unable to log into your account, you can call (312) 744-4976 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, and we can assist you.
The application will ask a few questions to assess whether you meet the requirements to sit for the exam. If any of your answers to those questions indicates that you do not meet those requirements, you will immediately be informed that your application is disqualified.
If, during your attempt to submit your application, you are informed that your application is disqualified and you feel that your application was erroneously disqualified, please call (312) 744-4976 or email email@example.com as soon as possible. Once the application period closes, we will be unable to correct any errors.
If your application is successfully submitted, you will receive a confirmation email. If you have not received any such correspondence within three (3) days of submitting your application, you should call (312) 744-4976 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to check on the status your application. Please be sure to check the spam filters on your email account first.