Join the Des Moines Police Department

Des Moines Police Station

Interested in becoming an officer?

The City of Des Moines Police Department regularly seeks applicants interested in a career as a Police Officer.  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 during our next recruitment.

Please click on the "Job Description" link to the right and then click "subscribe" to be notified when the next hiring process begins.

Starting Salary $70,574 - $86,778

Application window closed on November 22, 2021 at 5 p.m.

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