Police Officer

Ankeny, IA
Ankeny Police Department

$57,808.00 – $86,201.00 Annually

Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Primary function is to enforce local, state and federal laws and ordinances; to patrol assigned areas; and to do skilled police work in the investigation of alleged criminal offenses and juvenile cases.


  • Citizen of the United States / resident of Iowa
  •  Is 18 years of age at time of appointment
  • Valid driver’s license or chauffeur’s license issued in Iowa
  • Not addicted to drugs or alcohol
  • Good moral character/not convicted of felony crime

You must also be able to maintain a valid motor vehicle operator’s license issued by the State of Iowa.  No OWI convictions within the last five years.  No more than three convictions for moving violations within any 12-month period over the last five years.  Must be able to obtain an Iowa Professional Permit to carry weapons.  The police department will only hire non-tobacco users.