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Chicago PD Raises Minimum Eligibility Age to 25

October 29, 2010  | 

In an effort to recruit officers with greater life experience who can handle high-stress situations in a level-headed way, the Chicago Police Department is raising its eligiility age to 25 from 21, reports the Sun-Times.

Applicants must now be 25 to take the police entrance exam with the exception of military veterans who have served at least three consecutive years of active duty. They can still apply after they turn 21.

Read the full story at SunTimes.com.


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