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Lake Forest Police Recruiting

Your career starts here!


The Lake Forest (IL) Police Department is hiring officers.  LFPD is a great place to start your career in an amazing profession that makes a positive difference in people’s lives every day. 

Earn while you learn! Police Recruits are paid while attending the Police Academy, and are considered City of Lake Forest employees. Check out the 2024 Orientation Packet for more information about the hiring process and how you can be part of this amazing team of professionals.

The 2024 Orientation Packet is a mandatory part of the application process. On your application, you will be required to acknowledge that you have read the entire document. 

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Important Dates:


Application Deadline

April 21st, 2024

Mandatory NTN Exam Deadline

            April 21st, 2024

For more information about the Lake Forest Police Department, please visit our website

City of Lake Forest Police Website​​​​

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