What requirements must I meet in order to get hired by an Agency?
All minimum standards for Iowa Law Enforcement Officers must be satisfied. Visit ourQualifications Page.

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1. How do I apply to come to the Law Enforcement Academy?
2. What requirements must I meet in order to get hired by an Agency?
3. Do I have to meet requirements if I am hired as chief of police?
4. Can some agencies apply different tests and higher standards than the minimum state standards?
5. Will I be tested on the physical fitness minimums again after I have been hired?
6. Can only certified officers be hired?
7. I am an officer who has been trained and certified in another state. Do I still have to go through the academy?
8. Will my training at the Law Enforcement Academy count as credit at other Colleges or Universities?
9. Can I attend other colleges in Iowa to receive Certification as a Law Enforcement Officer?
10. How often do you hold the Citizen's Police Academy