Careers

Certified Police Officer

The Newton Police Department is accepting applications for certified (lateral transfer) police officers. In-state applicants must hold current ILEA certification and have, at minimum, successful completion of a field training program and two years of experience upon hire with no less than a 180-day break in service. Out-of-state POST-certified applicants must have a minimum of three years of law enforcement experience with less than a 180-day break in service.

Law enforcement officers interested in applying should demonstrate professionalism, a commitment to community policing and have a proven work history of pro-activity and citizen engagement.

The department will offer a starting salary as high as $61,308, dependent upon qualifications, and up to $2,500 incentive pay upon successful completion of field training.

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply directly by submitting a cover letter and resume to NPDCareers@newtongov.org. Cover letters and resumes are due Friday, September 7, 2018.

The City of Newton Police Department is located at 101 W. 4th St. S., Newton, IA 50208. If you have questions, please contact the Newton Police Department at 641-791-0850.

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Lateral Transfer Program