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Public Safety Officer 


Thank you for your interest in Highland Park Department of Public Safety. In early 2020, the Department will open the application and testing process to create a candidate list for the position of Public Safety Officer Apprentice. Those interested may submit an email to Sgt. Zach Sitton.

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Communications Specialist

Highland Park DPS Communications Specialists (Dispatchers) are trained to assist and support the police, fire and EMS emergency and non-emergency functions in Highland Park. Communications Specialists with HPDPS perform a wide range of telephone, radio and computer functions, all designed to prioritize incoming calls for police, fire, and EMS assistance. The HPDPS Communications Center is spacious, state of the art, and furnished with three consoles. Online applications are being accepted now. You may view additional information and submit an application - deadline to apply is March 20, 2020, at 11:59 p.m.

Highland Park DPS: The best People, the best Training, the best Service.

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