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  • Posted by Barrington Hills
  • On April 17, 2019

JOB DESCRIPTION POSITION: Chief of Police, Village Barrington Hills Police Department,

LOCATION: Barrington Hills, Illinois


The Village of Barrington Hills, Illinois, a home rule community located in Cook, Kane, McHenry and Lake Counties, (pop. 4209), is seeking applicants for the position of Cheif of Police, a full-time position, reporting directly to the Village President. This position will be vacant as of July 1, 2019. The Village of Barrington Hills is located 40 miles northwest of the City of Chicago and spans 29 miles. The Village is comprised of large acreage residential properties and has no commercial or industrial uses.


The Village is served by volunteer elected officials and a small government structure. Its Police Department strives to consistently seek and find ways to promote, preserve, and deliver a feeling of security, safety, and quality services to all members of the community. The Village is proud to have had a CALEA (Commission on Police Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies) Accreditation since 2004 and prioritizes maintaining this high standard into the future. The department consists of 17 sworn officers, 1 part-time officer and 4 non-sworn members. Police officers are organized into one bargaining unit represented by the Metropolitan Alliance of Police.

The Chief of Police is appointed by the Village President with the approval of the Board of Trustees, reports to the Village President and works with the Village Administrator and other personnel. The next Chief will be successful by supporting the Village’s ongoing public safety mission to provide vision, stewardship, and valued services, above and beyond the norm while fostering a vibrant community culture to preserve and protect our residents’ quality of life.