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City ordered to hire hundreds for firefighter jobs in Illinois

Posted on May 21, 2011

The city of Chicago has been ordered in by a court to hire hundreds for firefighter jobs in Illinois. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit ruled in favor of a class of over 6,000 qualified African-American firefighter applicants who were unfairly denied the opportunity to work for the Chicago Fire Department. Last […]

City of Chicago Awards Contract for Entry-level Law Enforcement Jobs in Chicago

Posted on November 3, 2010

The city of Chicago has awarded a big contract to a third party to administer tests for entry-level law enforcement jobs in Chicago. CPS Human Resource Services (CPS) has been awarded a contract from the City of Chicago, Illinois to administer a written exam for entry-level police officers. The City estimates up to 30,000 people […]

Prison to Hire for Law Enforcement Jobs in Illinois

Posted on June 22, 2010

The Thomson prison facility has announced they are moving forward with plans to begin hiring for law enforcement jobs in Illinois. Obama plans to hold Guantanamo detaineers in the facility and the Department of Justice’s Bureau of Prisons needs staff to assist with the new prisoners. The Bureau of Prisons wants to secure the facility […]

Bill Could Save Illinois Law Enforcement Jobs

Posted on May 6, 2010

A bill on Governor Pat Quinn’s desk could generate enough money to save Illinois law enforcement jobs. According to Representative Jim Sacia, the bill would allow Illinois State Police to get a portion of fines assessed when someone pleads guilty and pays a traffic ticket written by their troopers. Currently, 44% of the fine you […]

Illinois Law Enforcement Jobs To Be Eliminated Under New Budget

Posted on March 16, 2010

Under a new proposed budget, hundreds of Illinois law enforcement jobs could be eliminated within the next year. According to KMOX.com, hundreds of state troopers would lose their jobs under the proposed budget for IllinoisÂ’ new fiscal year, which begins in July. Jonathon Monken, acting director of the state police, told an Illinois House appropriations […]

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