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Police Officer

Company: West Des Moines Police Department

Full time
Deadline: July 16th, 2024
West Des Moines, IA


We are seeking community– and service–oriented certified officers and non-certified applicants to perform diverse tasks focused on working with the community to solve problems; to protect life and property by patrolling assigned areas; to enforce laws and regulations; to investigate complaints; to prepare detailed reports; and to perform other law enforcement related activities.


Qualified applicants MUST: • Possess a high school diploma or GED • Be twenty-one (21) years of age on or before date of written entrance examination • Be a citizen of the United States at the time of application • Have uncorrected vision of not less than 20/100 in both eyes, corrected to 20/20, and color vision consistent with the Occupational demands of law enforcement • Possess a valid (Iowa) driver’s license at the time of hire and good driving record • Be of good moral character and have not been convicted of a felony or crime involving moral turpitude (Police Officer Candidate Disqualifiers) Successful candidates will have the ability to relate to and work with people of diverse backgrounds, critical thinking and problem-solving abilities, and strong writing and speaking skills. See online job description for complete details. Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are encouraged to reapply for future openings if not successful.

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