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Police Officer Applicant Workshops

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020 7:00 P.M. North YMCA 

624 W. 53rd Street I Davenport, IA 52803

Saturday, March 14th, 2020 1:00 P.M. Eastern Library 

6000 Eastern Avenue I Davenport, IA 52807

Tuesday, March 24th, 2020 6:00 P.M.

3000 N. Fairmount Street I Davenport, IA 52804

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020 6:00 P.M. Fairmount Library 

416 Harrison Street I Davenport, IA 52801

 

Davenport Police Department 

DUTIES: Enforces all ordinances and laws of the City of

QUALIFICATIONS: Must be at least 21 years of age at the Davenport, State of Iowa, and the United States of America.

time of appointment. Must have a high school diploma or Protects life and property, and maintains order. Interacts

GED AND at least 30 college credits from an accredited with a diverse population. Often deals with emotionally

college or university. Education substitutes are 1 year of distressed individuals. Utilizes problem solving skills,

active military duty or 1 year being a sworn o cer. Must creativity and innovative approaches to identify and

be a United States Citizen at the time of the written resolve community problems/concerns. Drives emergency

examination. Must have uncorrected vision of not less vehicles, pursues suspects, investigates incidents, and

than 20-100 in each eye, corrected to 20-20 in each eye, interviews victims and suspects. Writes reports and testifies

normal color vision and normal hearing. Requires the in court. Performs other related duties as required.

ability to speak clearly and communicate with others in a

SALARY: $58,901 per year, plus excellent benefits.

courteous and fair manner, as well as the ability to enforce laws and ordinances with firmness and tact. Appointees

For more information about becoming a Police O cer, visit: http://www.davenportiowa.com/policecareers.

will be required to develop a facility in operating firearms. Applicant must be able to pass an extensive background check including polygraph test. Bilingual applicants desired.

MUST BE OR BECOME AN IOWA RESIDENT WITHIN SCOTT OR EASTERN MUSCATINE COUNTIES PRIOR TO IOWA LAW ENFORCEMENT ACADEMY GRADUATION. 

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