Police Officer

Des Moines Police Department

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Contact Information

Address:

Des Moines Police Department
25 E. 1st Street
Des Moines, IA 50309

Position Information

Application Deadline:

  • 11/22/21
  • @ 5:00 PM Central

Salary:

  • Starting: $70,574

Sworn Officers:

  • 372

Population:

  • 212,000

Position Details

Starting Salary:

$70,574 

To Apply:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/desmoines/jobs/3250032/police-officer?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

The City of Des Moines Police Department is the largest and only self-sustained police department in the state of Iowa, consisting of 372 sworn officers.

The department offers a wide variety of job assignments throughout the Operations, Administrative Services and Investigations Divisions including but not limited to:

  • Patrol
  • Community Outreach
  • K-9
  • Special Tactics and Response
  • School Resource Officer
  • Robbery and Homicide Investigation
  • Financial Crimes Investigation
  • Bomb Squad
  • Dive Team
  • Narcotic Investigations Academy 

Extending over 80 square miles, Des Moines is home to over 212,000 people and the central city of a metropolitan area of approximately 634,000. Des Moines is a vibrant city, intersected by the Des Moines and Raccoon Rivers.

Des Moines is the capital city and is the commercial, financial, transportation, and governmental hub of Iowa. The City's insurance industry is the third largest in the world and growing. Insurance activities are part of a strong local economy that is also based in agriculture, manufacturing, technology, education, health care, and other services. The variety of components contributing to the City's economy creates a stability that is apparent from unemployment figures. The city has historically enjoyed a relatively low unemployment rate for each of the last three calendar years: 2.6 percent at the end of 2017, 3.4 percent for 2016, and 3.6 percent for 2015.

Des Moines is a city with many cultural amenities, ease of commuting, Iowa State government, three higher education institutions, good schools, ample shopping, affordable housing, fine dining, great health care, and a stable high-performing local government. It also is the home of the Iowa State Fair and is the host to countless conventions, trade shows, and sporting and entertainment events each year.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 21 Years Old
  • US Citizen
  • Valid Drivers License
  • No Felony Conviction
  • No Domestic Abuse Convictions
  • No Marijuana (Past 12 Mo)
  • No Other Drugs (Past 24 Mo)
  • Vison - No Worse than 20/100 and correctable to 20/20
  • Normal Color Vison
  • Normal Hearing 


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