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Police Officer

Company: Sioux City Police Department

Full time
Deadline: 03/12/2021
Sioux City, IA
$55,536.00 - $81,619.20


The Nationally Accredited Sioux City Police Department is seeking dedicated individuals driven to preserve law and order and emphasize our desire to work in partnership with the community through community policing, outreach efforts, and establishing strong partnerships with the citizens we serve.

Starting wage for an entry level police officer effective July 1, 2021 is $55,536.12. New officers who have been a certified law enforcement officer in the State of Iowa for a minimum of two (2) years or who possess a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university will be entitled to start at $66,648.15. Expected wage range after three (3) years of service will be $75,531.85 to $88,268.57. Comprehensive retirement and benefit package included.


Minimum Qualifications:

1) be a United States citizen.

2) be 21 years of age by March 12, 2021.

3) be able to pass written, eye, back x-ray, physical, physical agility, drug and alcohol screening, oral, and psychological examinations.

4) be of good moral character and never been convicted of a felony or have a misdemeanor conviction for domestic violence.

5) a. completed 60 hours of college credits with a minimum grade average of "C"; OR b. four years' experience as certified full-time city, county, state or federal police officer OR c. high school diploma or equivalent and 4 years full-time Military service in the U.S. Armed Forces with an honorable discharge. (a combination of the above is acceptable; 15 college credits=one year of law enforcement experience. Documentation of education and law enforcement experience must be submitted with application, plus military DD214 long if applicable).

Documents required along with your application based on your qualifications; due March 12, 2021:

1. One copy of your high school diploma or GED equivalent. If unable to provide a diploma copy, obtain a letter of certification from the school graduated.

2. One copy of EACH college degree(s) you have achieved, including certified transcripts from each institution.

3. One copy of ANY education certificates you have achieved, which includes ANY field of study that you wish to submit.

4. One copy of your military discharge form DD214, if applicable. If offered a position, candidates must be willing to relocate within ten miles of Sioux City city limits in the state of Iowa, Nebraska or South Dakota.

For more information visit the City of Sioux City

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