Career opportunities within HCPD includes: Community Policing Officer, Evidence Technician, Tactical Officer, Detective, Swat Team Operator, Major Accident Investigator, Major Crimes Investigator, Juvenile Officer and other opportunities.   HCPD members are part of several regional multi-agency teams and taskforces including: South Suburban Major Crimes Taskforce, South Suburban Emergency Response Team, South Suburban Major Accident Team,…

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Holiday traditions are important for families and children. There are several ways to enjoy holiday traditions and protect your health. Because many generations tend to gather to celebrate holidays, minimize COVID-19 risk and keep your family and friends safe and consider wearing a mask and getting TESTED prior to your gathering.  By working together, we…

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The Hazel Crest Fire and Police Commission is accepting applications for the full-time positions of Entry-Level Police Officers. Starting Salary is $59,243. The deadline for applications is January 3, 2022 and the test date is January 14, 2022.  Application packets can be picked up at the Hazel Crest Police Department, 3000 W. 170th Place, Hazel Crest,…

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Hillcrest High School Celebrates Early Graduates   Hillcrest High School celebrated its early graduates on Friday, December 3, 2021, with a special graduation ceremony. Unlike a traditional ceremony, the 13 early graduates had the opportunity to give a presentation where they discussed their time at Hillcrest, post-secondary plans, and any advice they would give to…

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The omicron variant has now been detected in 16 US states, and four of those are in the Midwest. While the variant hasn’t yet been detected in Illinois, the state reported 42,559 new COVID cases since Nov. 26, and Illinois’ seven-day positivity rate on all tests increased to 5.6% last week.   Chicago Department of Public…

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