Police Officer Jobs in Des Moines, IA

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Urbandale Police Department - Urbandale, IA (1 mile from Des Moines, IA)
Under the general direction of the Sergeant/Captain, performs law enforcement and crime prevention services for the safety and protection of life and property in the Urbandale community....
23 hours ago
City of Urbandale - Urbandale, IA (7 miles from Des Moines, IA)
Summary Description The Urbandale Reserve Police Officer is a volunteer law enforcement officer managed by the patrol division of the Urbandale Police Department....
4 days ago
City of Urbandale - Urbandale, IA (7 miles from Des Moines, IA)
Summary Description Under the general direction of the Sergeant/Captain, performs law enforcement and crime prevention services for the safety and protection of life and property in the Urbandale community...
4 days ago
City of Ankeny Iowa - Ankeny, IA (8 miles from Des Moines, IA)
Law Enforcement Academy....
14 days ago
Broadlawns Medical Center - Des Moines, IA
With the general supervision of the Public Safety Manager, the Public Safety Officer completes regular tours of BMC, patrols grounds on foot and in vehicle to maintain order throughout BMC property....
16 days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Des Moines, IA
Border Patrol Agent Border Patrol Agents prevent terrorists and terrorists' weapons from entering the United States by securing our land borders and coastal waters from between ports of entry....
24 days ago

Demographic Data for Des Moines, IA

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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Police Officer positions.

Highest Education Level

Police Officers in Des Moines, IA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (30.7%)
  • High School or GED (26.7%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.1%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.8%)
  • Master's Degree (8.9%)
  • Some College (3.5%)
  • Doctorate Degree (1.3%)
  • Some High School (1.0%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Police Officers in Des Moines, IA
  • None (45.2%)
  • Less than 1 year (30.7%)
  • 2-4 years (12.7%)
  • 4-6 years (6.6%)
  • 1-2 years (4.8%)

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