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Polk County Government - Des Moines, IA
Illustrative Examples of Work: Uses law enforcement information systems, GIS, and other spatial analytical techniques for the quantitative analysis of operational data; uses relevant query tools to...
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Summit - Tipton, IA
The Cook is responsible for performing food preparation and production tasks efficiently and accurately while following safe food handling policies, procedures, and recipes. Duties of this...
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Demographic Data for Iowa

Moving to Iowa? Find some basic demographic data about Iowa below.


3,046,945
81,164

Sheriff Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Sheriff Legitimacy, Procedural Justice & Community Relations
This webinartakes an in-depthlook into the independentpower,role andduties in theOffice of Sheriff in accordance with the Constitution of Georgia and Official Code of Georgia Annotated. Four...

Learn to play "I Shot the Sheriff" on the Steel Drum!
This is a fun course that will enable you to play a very laid-back, beachy, fun, tropical song on a Steel Drum (or even a Steel Drum app) for your friends and family.You will learn the notes to...

De-escalation for Law Enforcement
This course is geared towards law enforcement. It presents different techniques and communication skills an officer can use to de-escalate a situation without compromising officer safety.This...

Salary for Sheriff Jobs in Iowa

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

$67,674

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Sheriff positions.

Highest Education Level

Sheriffs in Iowa offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (34.0%)
  • High School or GED (24.8%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.8%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (12.9%)
  • Master's Degree (7.9%)
  • Some College (3.1%)
  • Some High School (0.9%)
  • Doctorate Degree (0.6%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Sheriffs in Iowa
  • None (60.3%)
  • Less than 1 year (21.6%)
  • 1-2 years (10.4%)
  • 4-6 years (5.6%)
  • 6-8 years (1.1%)
  • 8-10 years (1.1%)

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