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Full Time Police Officer

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 The City of Mitchellville is accepting applications for the position of full-time Police Officer.  Applicants who are not certified through the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy must meet the state minimum hiring standards.  Lateral transfers of current Iowa Law Enforcement Academy certified officers without a 180 day or longer gap in service will be accepted.  All applicants are subject to a thorough background investigation.  Those who meet the State of Iowa hiring standards will be contacted and advised of testing dates and times. 

An application may be downloaded on the Mitchellville homepage


You must print and upload the Mitchellville job application (in place of or in addition to your resume) if you apply for this position online.

Non certified candidates must be able to successfully complete the ILEA Academy within one year from the date of hire.

Applications may be mailed to Chief of Police, PO Box 817, Mitchellville, IA 50169

The closing date for accepting applications will be at 5:00 pm on January 29, 2018.



Must be a US Citizen. Must be at least 18 years of age. 

Must hold a high school diploma or GED.  Must hold a valid Iowa drivers license. 

Must be of good moral character and have not been convicted of a felony or a crime involving moral turpitude. 

Must be able to meet the minimum physical fitness performance requirements as required by the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy. Must be able to successfully pass both the M.M.P.I. and P.O.S.T tests.  Must be able to pass a physical medical examination, have uncorrected vision of not less than 20-100 in each eye, corrected to 20-20 in each eye, normal color vision and normal hearing. 

Must not be opposed to the use of force to fulfill duties. 

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