Have some questions?

Use the form below to contact an Iowa DPS recruiter. We look forward to hearing from you.


Sworn Officer Positions

Our next DPS Basic Academy (sworn officer) application process will open on January 19, 2024. Applications for the DPS academy process will be available at that time.

We will be accepting applications for currently certified police officers until September 11th.

To apply for a sworn officer position, please complete the link below.

Peace Officer Candidate (Non-Sworn)

State Capitol Complex – applications are now closed.

Civilian Positions

If you are interested in working with Iowa DPS in a civilian role, please visit the link below.