Police Officer

Des Moines, IA
Des Moines Police Department

The City of Des Moines is seeking applicants interested in a career as a Police Officer with the Des Moines Police Department. If you are at least 21 years of age, a problem solver who wants to work with people from all cultures, races and economic backgrounds, and have good moral character and integrity, we welcome you to apply.



$33.93 – $41.72 Hourly


11/22/2021 at 5:00 PM Central Time (US & Canada)

Educational requirements:

Graduation from high school or G.E.D.


Possess and maintain a valid motor vehicle operator's license issued by the State of Iowa. Twenty-one years of age on or before application deadline date. Citizen of the United States by application deadline date. No felony convictions or convictions for crimes involving moral turpitude. Free of drug or alcohol addiction. Must meet minimum requirements to be a law enforcement officer consistent with Iowa Code chapter 80(B) and its administrative rules.

All appointments will be conditional upon the passage of medical, physical fitness, and psychological exams required by the State of Iowa. The medical exam includes a screening for drug use.