Mayor Ryan "Todd" Weihofen


The Lakemoor Police Department is always looking for talented, dedicated and conscientious people who want to make a difference in the community. Dive into a career in law enforcement with an organization that is respected and appreciated by the community it serves.

The Village of Lakemoor was incorporated in 1952 and is located in northern Lake and McHenry Counties approximately 51 miles northwest of downtown Chicago, 15 miles from the Illinois/Wisconsin border, and 42 miles northwest of O’Hare Airport. Illinois Route 120 provides east-west highway access to the Village and nearby U.S. Route 12/Illinois Route 59 provides north-south highway access. The Village is primarily residential with a growing commercial base. The current estimated population is 6,313 as of the 2012-2016 American Community Survey (“ACS”) 5-year population estimate by the U.S. Census Bureau. The Village has a $ 5 million operating budget and a total of 33 (28-full time + 5-part-time) employees. Lakemoor is a nonhome rule community that operates under the Council/Administrator form of municipal government. 

make a difference 

Policing With a purpose

Part-time police officer positions - Flexible shifts - $25 P/h  

The Lakemoor Police Department is always seeking exceptional candidates interested in joining the ranks of our part-time officers. 

The applicant will perform duties to include but not limited to: 

  • Enforcing traffic, criminal laws and local ordinances
  • Provide emergency response as needed
  • Write accurate, clear, concise and grammatically correct reports
  • Handle traffic crashes
  • Attend court as needed
  • Handle any and all other duties assigned

Minimum qualifications include:​

  • 21 years of age
  • U.S. Citizen
  • High school graduate (or equivalent)
  • Possess a valid driver's license with a satisfactory driving record
  • Possess a valid FOID card (or the ability to successfully obtain a valid FOID card)
  • Good moral character
  • Good mental and physical condition
  • Possess and utilize good communication skills and sound judgement
  • No felony or domestic violence convictions
  • MUST BE a graduate of either a full-time or part-time sworn Illinois law enforcement officer training program, currently State of Illinois Certified (or eligible), or have the appropriate training and certification from another state that is compatible with Illinois training requirements set forth by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board (ILETSB) 
  • Currently working as a full-time police officer for an Illinois law enforcement agency; or, retired as a full-time officer from an Illinois law enforcement agency; or, laid off as a full-time officer from an Illinois law enforcement agency, or, 2 years experience as a certified part-time Police Officer. 

All qualified applicants will be required to: 

  • ​Pass an oral interview
  • Pass a thorough background investigation
  • Pass a pre-employment drug screening​/psychological testing  
  • Possess thorough knowledge of Department policies, procedures and rules relating to the operation of the Police Dept. within one year of employment
  • Maintain compliance with all ILETSB and Lakemoor Police Department's  training requirements

How to apply:

​Please include the following documents in your application packet to receive further consideration: 

  • Cover letter
  • Current resume
  • Copy of your birth certificate
  • Copy of your high school diploma or GED certificate
  • Copy of your U.S. Military DD-214 form, if applicable
  • Copy of your college or university degree(s) or transcript(s), if applicable
  • Copy of your certificate of completion of Illinois Basic Law Enforcement Academy training

Please deliver your completed application packet to the attention: Deputy Chief George Manis 28581 Illinois Route 120 Lakemoor Illinois 60051 or email   

Application Download CLICK HERE


Lakemoor Police Department 

28581 Illinois Route 120

Lakemoor, Illinois 60051

(815) 385-4111

Members of the Lakemoor Police Department are dedicated to professionalism, community involvement, and the highest level of customer service.

​The department's Core Values are INTEGRITY, RESPECT, ACCOUNTABILITY and TEAMWORK.. We will accomplish our mission by remaining proactive in our partnerships with the community, enforcement of the law, training, and commitment to excel as an organization.