Police Officer Employment - Lateral Transfer

ARE YOU A CERTIFIED POLICE OFFICER INTERESTED IN JOINING THE AURORA POLICE DEPARTMENT?

The Aurora Police Department has a competitive lateral transfer program!

Click here to begin the application process.

Applications for Lateral Transfer Police Officers are due on July 29th, 2022.

Are you looking to begin a career as a police officer (entry level officer)? Click here

Ready to Apply?

Make sure you follow all of the steps below to complete your application for consideration of the Lateral Transfer Officer position at the Aurora Police Department. 

  1. Gather all the required documents under the Required Documents tab below.
  2. Apply online at the City of Aurora's Human Resources Website.

You must complete all steps above to be considered for hiring.

  1. Eligibility Requirements
  2. Salary Details
  3. Required Documents
  4. FAQ

Eligibility for Lateral Transfer Police Officers

  • Qualified candidates must be certified by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board and have a minimum of two (2) years as a full-time police officer with a law enforcement agency within the State of Illinois.
  • Must be able to pass a physical agility assessment, upon selection.
  • Must be an U.S. citizen at the time of appointment. 
  • Must possess a valid Class “D” Illinois driver’s license or a valid out-of-state driver’s license of similar classification. 
  • Must be able to meet vision standard at time of appointment. Must be correctable to 20/20 with both eyes open including field of vision/depth perception/color vision within normal ranges. 
  • Must be of excellent moral character and personal integrity. 
  • A subsequent polygraph and psychological examination will be required, in addition to a thorough background investigation, oral interview/examination, drug screen, and per-employment physical.

Have Questions or Need More Info? 

If you have additional questions regarding the police application, testing and hiring process, please reach out to the Aurora Police Department's Recruiting Team. 

Click here to connect with our recruiting team

Phone: (630) 256-COPS (2677)

Email: [email protected]

  1. APD Recruiting Team

    Phone: (630) 256-COPS (2677)

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