Officer Recruitment


Parkland Police Officers

Our officers have met all the training requirements and have been commissioned by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board, and have been granted all the rights and privileges as conservators of the peace as outlined by state statute. 

Salary & Benefits

The starting salary for a Parkland College Police Officer is $44,824.00. Upon release of the Field Training program a probationary officer will be eligible to sign up for overtime and receive longevity step increases of $1,500 after completion of two (2) years, $2,000 after completion of four (4) years, $2,000 after completion of six (6) years. Parkland offers a variety of benefits to Police Officers, including no monthly insurance premiums for single or family coverage, paid time off, and tuition waivers for employees and dependents.

Joining Our Team

For information on requirements and to apply, please visit our employment website. As part of the application process, each applicant will provide:

  • An online Parkland College employment application.
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

Talk to a Recruiter

Our team is available to answer any questions regarding the hiring process and current opportunities. Any questions can be directed to Sergeant Matt Kopmann ( If you wish to be notified when we have current openings, please submit a contact form.