Police Officer

Newton, IA
The Newton Police Department

Closes On: December 5, 2022 at 05:00 PM CST

Rate of Pay: $57,432 – $76,320

The Newton Police Department is now hiring police officers and offering a competitive salary and benefit package along with a $2,000 hiring bonus for entry level officers and an $8,000 hiring bonus for certified police officers.

Under the general supervision of the shift supervisor, a Newton police officer is charged with protecting life and property, preventing crime, apprehending criminals, and enforcing laws and ordinances in a designated area on an assigned shift. The position is subject to shift assignment and working weekends and holidays as scheduled.

Police Officer Hiring Process Overview

  • Application and Initial Screening
  • Written Test (POST)
  • Physical Fitness Test
  • Oral Interview
  • Background Investigation
  • Conditional Offer of Employment
  • Psychological Testing (MMPI-2)
  • Polygraph
  • Physical Exam
  • Final Offer