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NON-EMERGENCY (217) 483-2453

117 E. Mulberry St. Chatham, IL 62629 FAX: (217) 483-7153

Chatham Board of Fire and Police Commissioners Rules and Regulations

Chatham Police Recruitment

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The Village of Chatham Board of Fire and Police Commission establishes and maintains an eligibility list for hiring purposes.  The current eligibility list expires in August, 2022.  There will be another testing cycle for police officer applicants in the future so please check back here soon.  Testing includes a written exam, a physical test, and a medical examination.  Applicants must be United States citizens and must be 21 years of age or older to be appointed.  Please check back to this website for more details on the testing process dates/times as they become available.


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