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Three Oaks Police Department: Police Officer Closing Date: June 1, 2023

Three Oaks Police Department: 2023 Academy Sponsorship for fulltime police officer

The Three Oaks Police Department is seeking an energetic, dedicated, and professional individual who is excited to begin their career in law enforcement. Three Oaks is located in Harbor Country. We are located on the Indiana border, and an hour from Chicago. The police department patrols the village, and through an intergovernmental agreement Three Oaks Township, as well. 

The Three Oaks Police Department is currently seeking out one dedicated individual to fill the role of police officer. Candidates will be required to pass a thorough background check, pass MCOLES pre-employment tests, unless already licensed or licensable as a police officer. Must pass medical, drug, psychological tests, and sign waivers. The Three Oaks Police Department will pay for the tuition of the academy, and you will also be paid a wage while attending the police academy. 


  • 21 years of age
  • Preferred minimum of an associates degree from an accredited college
  • No Felony or Misdemeanor Convictions
  • Meet all minimum pre-enrollment MCOLES standards
  • Pass thorough background check
  • Satisfactory driving record


  • Simple IRA
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Uniforms, vest, duty handgun provided
  • Department owned outdoor range
  • 10 hour shifts. Every other weekend off
  • Overtime available
  • Paid holidays

To apply, please email cover letter, resume, and references to Chief Carl Krause at

Opening Date: 11/03/2022  
Closing Date: 06/01/2023  

Contact Person: Chief Carl Krause  
Telephone: 269-756-9585