Join the Des Moines Police Department

Des Moines Police Station
Upcoming Event

What:     Des Moines Police Open House
Where:  Des Moines Regional Police Academy - 433 E. Army Post Rd., Des Moines, IA 50315
When:    Thursday, July 28, 2022 from 3:00pm - 7:00pm
 

Interested in becoming an officer?

The City of Des Moines Police Department is currently hiring Certified and Non-Certified applicants for the position of Police Officer or Senior 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.

POLICE OFFICER

Starting Salary:
  $73,050
When to Apply: The application window opens June 21, 2022, and closes August 15, 2022, at 4 p.m.
Recruitment Packet:  Police Officer Recruitment Packet Apply Now for police officer


SENIOR POLICE OFFICER
Starting Salary (Certified):
  $79,290
When to Apply: The application window opens June 21, 2022, and closes August 15, 2022, at 4 p.m.
Recruitment Packet:  Senior Police Officer Recruitment Packet
Apply Now for senior police officer