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Are applications for the Waukegan Police Department open to retired military or those with prior law enforcement experience?
Yes, applications are available to anyone that meets the following criteria:

- Must be a United States Citizen
- Must be at least 21 and less than 36 years of age at the time of the written exam
- Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
- Must possess a valid driver's license
- Must be able to successfully pass a physical fitness test, written examination, psychological screening, medical and drug test, extensive personal interview and background examination
- Must be of good moral character

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1. Can I Complete the Application for Police Officer On-Line?
2. What if I don't have access to the Internet or a computer?
3. Are applications for the Waukegan Police Department open to retired military or those with prior law enforcement experience?
4. What does the P.O.W.E.R. test consist of exactly?
5. Do I need a P.O.W.E.R. test card prior to picking up an application?
6. Where can I obtain a P.O.W.E.R. test card?
7. Is there a residency requirement for the upcoming police officer position?