The Urbandale Police Department offers applicants an opportunity for a rewarding career in either the Patrol Division, Investigation Division or Support Services Division. New officers will find competitive wages and benefits, along with up-to-date equipment. Once hired, the new officer will obtain certification at the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy, and complete additional training with UPD Field Training officers.
Officers will have the opportunity to work one of two patrol shifts, as well as additional collateral duty assignments:
All are opportunities for officers to gain additional experience and expertise.
We have a variety of assignments in the Support Services Division:
These positions offer exposure to many different areas of law enforcement and community outreach opportunities.
There are several opportunities in the Investigation Division:
To complete a Job Interest Card in order to be contacted when applications are being taken for Police Department jobs, and to check availability of jobs within the department, please visit our online portal.
Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications to begin the following steps: