Police Schools in Illinois

Illinois, which is located in the Midwestern region of the country, offers students many choices for higher education. Police schools in Illinois can help an aspiring law enforcement professional gain the comprehension and abilities necessary for a successful career. Students have a choice of 61 police colleges in Illinois to attend. In the 2008-2009 school year, reportedly 1,867 students completed police programs in Illinois.

CitySchoolPrograms Offered
Police Schools in Aurora Aurora University
347 S Gladstone Ave
Aurora, IL, 60506
  • Bachelors in Criminal Justice / Safety Studies
Police Schools in Belleville Southwestern Illinois College
2500 Carlyle Ave
Belleville, IL, 62221
  • Certification in Criminal Justice / Police Science
Police Schools in Bourbonnais Olivet Nazarene University
One University Avenue
Bourbonnais, IL, 60914
  • Bachelors in Criminal Justice / Safety Studies
Police Schools in Calumet City Westwood College-River Oaks
80 River Oaks Ctr-Ste 111
Calumet City, IL, 60409
  • Bachelors in Criminal Justice / Safety Studies
Police Schools in Carlinville Blackburn College
700 College Ave
Carlinville, IL, 62626
  • Bachelors in Criminal Justice / Safety Studies
Police Schools in Carterville John A Logan College
700 Logan College Road
Carterville, IL, 62918
  • Certification in Criminal Justice / Police Science
  • Associates in Criminal Justice / Police Science
Police Schools in Champaign Parkland College
2400 W Bradley Ave
Champaign, IL, 61821
  • Associates in Criminal Justice / Police Science
Police Schools in Chicago Chicago State University
9501 S. King Drive
Chicago, IL, 60628
  • Bachelors in Criminal Justice / Safety Studies
  • Masters in Criminal Justice / Safety Studies
City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College
30 E Lake St
Chicago, IL, 60601
  • Certification in Criminal Justice / Police Science
  • Certification in Criminal Justice / Safety Studies
  • Associates in Criminal Justice / Safety Studies
City Colleges of Chicago-Harry S Truman College
1145 W Wilson Ave.
Chicago, IL, 60640
  • Certification in Criminal Justice / Safety Studies
  • Associates in Criminal Justice / Safety Studies
City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College
6301 S Halsted St
Chicago, IL, 60621
  • Associates in Criminal Justice / Safety Studies
City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College
10001 S Woodlawn Ave
Chicago, IL, 60628
  • Certification in Criminal Justice / Safety Studies
City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College
7500 S Pulaski Rd
Chicago, IL, 60652
  • Certification in Criminal Justice / Safety Studies
  • Associates in Criminal Justice / Safety Studies
City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College
4300 N Narragansett
Chicago, IL, 60634
  • Certification in Criminal Justice / Safety Studies
  • Certification in Criminalistics and Criminal Science
  • Associates in Criminal Justice / Safety Studies
Illinois Institute of Technology
3300 S Federal St
Chicago, IL, 60616
  • Masters in Criminal Justice / Safety Studies
Loyola University Chicago
1032 W. Sheridan Rd
Chicago, IL, 60660
  • Bachelors in Criminal Justice / Safety Studies
  • Masters in Criminal Justice / Safety Studies
Northeastern Illinois University
5500 N Saint Louis Ave
Chicago, IL, 60625
  • Bachelors in Criminal Justice / Safety Studies
Roosevelt University
430 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL, 60605
  • Bachelors in Criminal Justice / Safety Studies
Saint Xavier University
3700 W 103rd St
Chicago, IL, 60655
  • Bachelors in Criminal Justice / Safety Studies
University of Illinois at Chicago
601 S Morgan
Chicago, IL, 60607
  • Bachelors in Criminal Justice / Safety Studies
  • Masters in Criminal Justice / Safety Studies
  • PhD in Criminal Justice / Safety Studies
Westwood College-Chicago Loop
17 N State St-Ste 300
Chicago, IL, 60602
  • Bachelors in Criminal Justice / Safety Studies
Westwood College-O'Hare Airport
8501 W. Higgins Road Suite 100
Chicago, IL, 60634
  • Bachelors in Criminal Justice / Safety Studies
Police Schools in Chicago Heights Prairie State College
202 South Halsted Street
Chicago Heights, IL, 60411
  • Certification in Criminal Justice / Police Science
  • Associates in Criminal Justice / Police Science
Police Schools in Cicero Morton College
3801 S Central Ave
Cicero, IL, 60804
  • Associates in Criminal Justice / Police Science
Police Schools in Crystal Lake McHenry County College
8900 US Hwy 14
Crystal Lake, IL, 60012
  • Certification in Criminal Justice / Police Science
  • Associates in Criminal Justice / Police Science
Police Schools in Danville Danville Area Community College
2000 E Main St
Danville, IL, 61832
  • Associates in Criminal Justice / Police Science
Police Schools in Decatur Richland Community College
One College Pk
Decatur, IL, 62521
  • Certification in Criminal Justice / Police Science
  • Associates in Criminal Justice / Police Science
Police Schools in Des Plaines Oakton Community College
1600 E Golf Rd.
Des Plaines, IL, 60016
  • Certification in Criminal Justice / Police Science
  • Associates in Criminal Justice / Police Science
Police Schools in Dixon Sauk Valley Community College
173 Illinois Rt 2
Dixon, IL, 61021
  • Associates in Criminal Justice / Police Science
Police Schools in East Peoria Illinois Central College
One College Drive
East Peoria, IL, 61635
  • Associates in Criminal Justice / Police Science
Police Schools in Edwardsville Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Il State Rte 157
Edwardsville, IL, 62026
  • Bachelors in Criminal Justice / Safety Studies
Police Schools in Elgin Elgin Community College
1700 Spartan Drive
Elgin, IL, 60123
  • Associates in Criminal Justice / Police Science
Judson University
1151 N State St
Elgin, IL, 60123
  • Bachelors in Criminal Justice / Safety Studies
Police Schools in Galesburg Carl Sandburg College
2400 Tom L. Wilson Boulevard
Galesburg, IL, 61401
  • Associates in Criminal Justice / Police Science
Police Schools in Glen Ellyn College of DuPage
425 Fawell Blvd.
Glen Ellyn, IL, 60137
  • Certification in Criminal Justice / Police Science
  • Associates in Criminal Justice / Police Science
Police Schools in Godfrey Lewis and Clark Community College
5800 Godfrey Rd
Godfrey, IL, 62035
  • Certification in Criminal Justice / Police Science
  • Associates in Criminal Justice / Police Science
Police Schools in Grayslake College of Lake County
19351 W Washington St.
Grayslake, IL, 60030
  • Certification in Criminal Justice / Police Science
  • Associates in Criminal Justice / Police Science
Police Schools in Harrisburg Southeastern Illinois College
3575 College Road
Harrisburg, IL, 62946
  • Certification in Criminal Justice / Police Science
  • Associates in Criminal Justice / Police Science
Police Schools in Ina Rend Lake College
468 N Ken Gray Pky
Ina, IL, 62846
  • Associates in Criminal Justice / Police Science
Police Schools in Joliet Joliet Junior College
1215 Houbolt Rd
Joliet, IL, 60431
  • Certification in Criminal Justice / Police Science
  • Associates in Criminal Justice / Police Science
  • Associates in Criminal Justice / Safety Studies
Police Schools in Kankakee Kankakee Community College
100 College Drive
Kankakee, IL, 60901
  • Certification in Criminal Justice / Police Science
  • Associates in Criminal Justice / Police Science
Police Schools in Lincoln Lincoln College
300 Keokuk St
Lincoln, IL, 62656
  • Bachelors in Criminal Justice / Safety Studies
Police Schools in Malta Kishwaukee College
21193 Malta Rd
Malta, IL, 60150
  • Associates in Criminal Justice / Safety Studies
Police Schools in Moline Black Hawk College
6600-34th Avenue
Moline, IL, 61265
  • Associates in Criminal Justice / Police Science
Police Schools in Normal Heartland Community College
1500 West Raab Road
Normal, IL, 61761
  • Associates in Criminal Justice / Safety Studies
Illinois State University
North and School Streets
Normal, IL, 61790
  • Bachelors in Criminal Justice / Safety Studies
  • Masters in Criminal Justice / Safety Studies
Police Schools in Oglesby Illinois Valley Community College
815 N Orlando Smith Ave
Oglesby, IL, 61348
  • Certification in Criminal Justice / Police Science
  • Associates in Criminal Justice / Police Science
Police Schools in Palatine Harper College
1200 W Algonquin Rd
Palatine, IL, 60067
  • Associates in Criminal Justice / Police Science
Police Schools in Palos Hills Moraine Valley Community College
9000 W. College Parkway
Palos Hills, IL, 60465
  • Associates in Criminal Justice / Police Science
Police Schools in Quincy John Wood Community College
1301 S 48th Street
Quincy, IL, 62305
  • Associates in Criminal Justice / Police Science
Quincy University
1800 College Ave
Quincy, IL, 62301
  • Bachelors in Criminal Justice / Safety Studies
Police Schools in Rockford Rock Valley College
3301 N Mulford Rd
Rockford, IL, 61114
  • Associates in Criminal Justice / Police Science
Police Schools in Romeoville Lewis University
One University Parkway
Romeoville, IL, 60446
  • Bachelors in Criminal Justice / Safety Studies
  • Masters in Criminal Justice / Safety Studies
Police Schools in South Holland South Suburban College
15800 South State Street
South Holland, IL, 60473
  • Certification in Criminal Justice / Police Science
  • Associates in Criminal Justice / Safety Studies
Police Schools in Springfield Lincoln Land Community College
5250 Shepherd Rd
Springfield, IL, 62794
  • Certification in Criminal Justice / Police Science
  • Certification in Criminal Justice / Safety Studies
  • Associates in Criminal Justice / Police Science
Springfield College in Illinois
1500 North Fifth Street
Springfield, IL, 62702
  • Associates in Criminalistics and Criminal Science
University of Illinois at Springfield
One University Plaza
Springfield, IL, 62703
  • Bachelors in Criminal Justice / Safety Studies
Police Schools in Sugar Grove Waubonsee Community College
Rte 47 at Waubonsee Drive
Sugar Grove, IL, 60554
  • Associates in Criminal Justice / Police Science
Police Schools in Ullin Shawnee Community College
8364 Shawnee College Rd
Ullin, IL, 62992
  • Associates in Criminal Justice / Police Science
Police Schools in University Park Governors State University
1 University Pky
University Park, IL, 60484
  • Bachelors in Criminal Justice / Safety Studies
Police Schools in Woodridge Westwood College-Dupage
7155 Janes Avenue
Woodridge, IL, 60517
  • Bachelors in Criminal Justice / Safety Studies

Police Salaries in Illinois

City 10th Percentile 25th Percentile 50th Percentile 75th Percentile 90th Percentile Average
Aurora $55,465.00 $66,645.00 $76,685.00 $87,727.50 $99,442.50 $76,277.50
Belleville $32,080.00 $43,405.00 $58,100.00 $72,997.50 $82,582.50 $57,175.00
Bourbonnais $52,625.00 $67,970.00 $80,525.00 $92,610.00 $102,955.00 $78,430.00
Calumet City $55,465.00 $66,645.00 $76,685.00 $87,727.50 $99,442.50 $76,277.50
Carlinville $32,080.00 $43,405.00 $58,100.00 $72,997.50 $82,582.50 $57,175.00
Carterville $32,080.00 $43,405.00 $58,100.00 $72,997.50 $82,582.50 $57,175.00
Champaign $33,452.50 $40,452.50 $57,685.00 $71,455.00 $85,687.50 $57,990.00
Chicago $55,465.00 $66,645.00 $76,685.00 $87,727.50 $99,442.50 $76,277.50
Chicago Heights $55,465.00 $66,645.00 $76,685.00 $87,727.50 $99,442.50 $76,277.50
Cicero $55,465.00 $66,645.00 $76,685.00 $87,727.50 $99,442.50 $76,277.50
Crystal Lake $55,465.00 $66,645.00 $76,685.00 $87,727.50 $99,442.50 $76,277.50
Danville $18,980.00 $25,800.00 $34,580.00 $48,120.00 $70,400.00 $39,420.00
Decatur $27,740.00 $36,250.00 $49,810.00 $57,130.00 $75,800.00 $48,890.00
Des Plaines $55,465.00 $66,645.00 $76,685.00 $87,727.50 $99,442.50 $76,277.50
Dixon $39,805.00 $47,532.50 $57,622.50 $69,222.50 $81,680.00 $58,495.00
East Peoria $37,946.67 $46,613.33 $73,780.00 $85,696.67 $96,433.33 $68,660.00
Edwardsville $32,080.00 $43,405.00 $58,100.00 $72,997.50 $82,582.50 $57,175.00
Elgin $55,465.00 $66,645.00 $76,685.00 $87,727.50 $99,442.50 $76,277.50
Galesburg $39,515.00 $45,897.50 $56,217.50 $68,017.50 $80,347.50 $57,122.50
Glen Ellyn $55,465.00 $66,645.00 $76,685.00 $87,727.50 $99,442.50 $76,277.50
Godfrey $32,080.00 $43,405.00 $58,100.00 $72,997.50 $82,582.50 $57,175.00
Grayslake $56,950.00 $64,093.33 $75,043.33 $87,206.67 $99,093.33 $75,733.33
Harrisburg $32,080.00 $43,405.00 $58,100.00 $72,997.50 $82,582.50 $57,175.00
Ina $32,080.00 $43,405.00 $58,100.00 $72,997.50 $82,582.50 $57,175.00
Joliet $55,465.00 $66,645.00 $76,685.00 $87,727.50 $99,442.50 $76,277.50
Kankakee $52,625.00 $67,970.00 $80,525.00 $92,610.00 $102,955.00 $78,430.00
Lincoln $39,515.00 $45,897.50 $56,217.50 $68,017.50 $80,347.50 $57,122.50
Malta $55,465.00 $66,645.00 $76,685.00 $87,727.50 $99,442.50 $76,277.50
Moline $41,937.50 $51,907.50 $61,182.50 $72,500.00 $83,150.00 $61,482.50
Normal $41,650.00 $49,470.00 $67,325.00 $82,060.00 $95,410.00 $66,465.00
Oglesby $39,805.00 $47,532.50 $57,622.50 $69,222.50 $81,680.00 $58,495.00
Palatine $55,465.00 $66,645.00 $76,685.00 $87,727.50 $99,442.50 $76,277.50
Palos Hills $55,465.00 $66,645.00 $76,685.00 $87,727.50 $99,442.50 $76,277.50
Quincy $39,515.00 $45,897.50 $56,217.50 $68,017.50 $80,347.50 $57,122.50
Rockford $45,600.00 $53,463.33 $69,556.67 $87,650.00 $101,360.00 $70,560.00
Romeoville $55,465.00 $66,645.00 $76,685.00 $87,727.50 $99,442.50 $76,277.50
South Holland $55,465.00 $66,645.00 $76,685.00 $87,727.50 $99,442.50 $76,277.50
Springfield $32,080.00 $43,405.00 $58,100.00 $72,997.50 $82,582.50 $57,175.00
Sugar Grove $55,465.00 $66,645.00 $76,685.00 $87,727.50 $99,442.50 $76,277.50
Ullin $32,080.00 $43,405.00 $58,100.00 $72,997.50 $82,582.50 $57,175.00
University Park $55,465.00 $66,645.00 $76,685.00 $87,727.50 $99,442.50 $76,277.50
Woodridge $55,465.00 $66,645.00 $76,685.00 $87,727.50 $99,442.50 $76,277.50

Police Jobs in Illinois

Police Careers

ProfessionSkills RequiredDuties Performed
Crime Scene Investigator
  • Social Perceptiveness: Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
  • Active Learning: Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Troubleshooting: Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
  • Dust selected areas of crime scene and lift latent fingerprints, adhering to proper preservation procedures.
  • Analyze evidence in laboratories or in the field.
  • Examine records to locate links in chains of evidence or information.
Transit Police
  • Service Orientation: Actively looking for ways to help people.
  • Quality Control Analysis: Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
  • Programming: Writing computer programs for various purposes.
  • Plan and implement special safety and preventive programs, such as fire and accident prevention.
  • Patrol railroad yards, cars, stations, and other facilities to protect company property and shipments and to maintain order.
  • Interview neighbors, associates, and former employers of job applicants to verify personal references and to obtain work history data.
Police Officer
  • Operation and Control: Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
  • Complex Problem Solving: Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Persuasion: Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
  • Locate and confiscate real or personal property, as directed by court order.
  • Evaluate complaint and emergency-request information to determine response requirements.
  • Question individuals entering secured areas to determine their business, directing and rerouting individuals as necessary.

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