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Chicago Police Department Superintendent of Police Garry F. McCarthy
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    Former Employee - Police Officer in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Police Officer in Chicago, IL
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    I worked at Chicago Police Department full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Everyday is a different experience. Always something to learn. Always someone to help. Always something new to see. Never a dull moment.

    Cons

    The only cons are that some people don't like the police until they need you. But that is not reflective of how you perform your job.

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Chicago Police Department Interviews

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    Police Detective Interview

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    Accepted Offer
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    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. I interviewed at Chicago Police Department.

    Interview

    One achieves the rank of Detective by way of competitive exam and a prior history of exemplary work experience. There is, of course, a progression through the ranks and everyone starts out as a Probationary Police Officer before moving on to the status of Police Officer. All promotions accrue from that base.

    Negotiation

    There was no entry interview, as such, when I was hired. One applied for the job and then took an exam. I would recommend that applicants be educated and literate.

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