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The City of DeWitt, Iowa (pop. 5500) is a vibrant and growing community located 20 minutes north of the Quad Cities Metro area.

The DeWitt Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position(s) of Police Officer/Police Officer Recruit and Reserve Police Officer.

Minimum requirements are as follows: candidates must be at least 18yoa; be a citizen of the United States and a resident of the State of Iowa (or intend to become a resident upon being employed); reside within 15 miles of DeWitt, if selected; have no previous felony or serious misdemeanor convictions; possess a high school diploma or GED and valid driver's license.

Additionally, candidates must successfully pass the following: the Iowa POST exam, ILEA physical agility test, a stringent background check, psychological test and physical exam (including drug screening).  Non-certified police officer candidates must also successfully complete the ILEA basic academy.

The City of DeWitt offers an excellent benefits package that includes MFPRSI retirement, medical, dental and vision insurance. Starting police officer salary will be up to $50,585.60 per year upon successful completion of ILEA academy.

The City of DeWitt, Iowa is an Equal Opportunity Employer, minorities and females are encouraged to apply. A college degree, prior law enforcement or military are preferred, but not required.

Interested applicants can pick up an application in person at the DeWitt Police Department, 1505 6th Ave. DeWitt, IA or request an application via email at