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City Of Ottumwa - Ottumwa, IA
Job Information CITY OF OTTUMWA Police Officer in Ottumwa, Iowa If you are interested in a professional career in law enforcement, consider the Ottumwa Police Department!...
4 days ago
DEWITT POLICE DEPARTMENT - De Witt, IA
The DeWitt Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position(s) of Police Officer / Police Officer Recruit and Reserve Police Officer....
5 days ago
State of Maryland - Carroll, IA
Experience: Six months of experience as a certified law enforcement officer....
5 days ago
Oelwein Police Department - Oelwein, IA
OELWEIN, IA POLICE DEPARTMENT POLICE OFFICER Are you ready to work for a community that is turning the corner and doing positive things?...
6 days ago
Sac and Fox Tribe of Iowa - Tama, IA
Respond to emergency and non-emergency calls and complaints involving fires, traffic situations, robberies, disturbances, public safety and other law enforcement issues, and provide appropriate law...
6 days ago
Oelwein Police - Oelwein, IA
enforcement, criminal justice administration, public administration, or a related field, or Have three years experience as a full time certified police officer, or Have an equivalent combination of...
7 days ago
Newton Police Department - Newton, IA
The City of Newton, Iowa is accepting applications for the position of entry level (non-certified) Police Officer....
8 days ago
Oelwein Police - Oelwein, IA
enforcement, criminal justice administration, public administration, or a related field, or Have three years experience as a full time certified police officer, or Have an equivalent combination of...
8 days ago
City of Indianola - Indianola, IA
The Indianola Police Department is currently hiring a Police Officer! The City of Indianola is currently welcoming applications for the position of Police Officer....
10 days ago
Carlisle Police Department - Carlisle, IA
Job Summary and Requirements Seeking dedicated, hardworking, team oriented individual(s) to perform a wide range of law enforcement and crime prevention duties for the safety and protection of life...
16 days ago
California State University - Humboldt, IA
safety, law enforcement methods, and crime prevention Must possess a valid California Class C Drivers License and a satisfactory driving record Two or more years of active law enforcement experience...
27 days ago
The City of Webster City - Webster City, IA
Police Officer Description The City of Webster City Police Department will be creating a Civil Service eligibility list for the position of Police Officer....
29 days ago
Grinnell Police Department - Grinnell, IA
In addition to patrol, officers have an opportunity to become involved in collateral duties such as crime prevention, training, traffic safety, criminal investigations and a Central Iowa drug taskforce...
30+ days ago
Chrysler - Fort Dodge, IA
Police Officer Job Details Police Officer This listing closes on 3/5/2021 at 5:00 PM Central Time (US & Canada)....
30+ days ago
Fort Dodge Police Department - Fort Dodge, IA
Police Officer Police Fort Dodge Police Department - Fort Dodge, Iowa Dec 15, 2020 Request More Information Application Deadline: Mar 5, 2021 Salary Information Entry Level: $53988.48 annual Academy...
30+ days ago

Demographic Data for Iowa

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Police Officer Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Understanding and Managing the Stresses of Police Work
Policing has always been psychological challenging. On any given shift police officers may encounter a range of psychological challenges including domestic violence, interacting with people...

Constitutional Oriented Policing
In a profession where cases and controversies surround freedom of expression, bearing of arms, illegal search and seizure, the excessive use of force, overcrowding of jails, and the reversal of...

Officer Wellness - Course
The mental health of law enforcement officers is a critical issue. Those involved in law enforcement, and their families, are subjected to stressors unlike any other group in the U.S. This course...

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Salary for Police Officer Jobs in Iowa

This is the average annual salary for Police Officer jobs in Iowa as reported by the BLS.

$49,589

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Police Officer positions.

Highest Education Level

Police Officers in Iowa offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (31.5%)
  • High School or GED (25.9%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.3%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.5%)
  • Master's Degree (9.1%)
  • Some College (3.4%)
  • 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 Iowa
  • 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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