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Police Department Accepting Applications for Police Officer Positions from November 1, 2019 – January 9, 2020

Police Department Accepting Applications for Police Officer Positions from November 1, 2019 – January 9, 2020

The Cedar Rapids Police Department, which has achieved full advanced accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.  If you are interested in joining the Police Department’s mission to actively involve everyone in a team effort to serve, protect, and prevent crime and disorder, as well as provide a safe and secure community in an effective and efficient manner, you are encouraged to apply.   Police Officer positions are full-time and offer an opportunity to serve the community.

The Cedar Rapids Police Department is taking applications from Friday, November 1, 2019 through Thursday, January 9, 2020, at 4:00 p.m.  Applications can be accessed by visiting the Cedar Rapids Police website at www.cedar-rapids.org/police.  There are computers available at both Cedar Rapids libraries and one computer available at the Cedar Rapids Police Department for those interested in applying who do not have access to a computer.  

The hiring process is an intense and competitive process and the Cedar Rapids Police Department is seeking the best, most qualified candidates to join our organization. 

Starting salary for Police Officer positions is $54,600 annually, along with a City of Cedar Rapids benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision, and retirement benefits.  

The Cedar Rapids Police Department is looking for those interested in serving and making a difference in the community.  Please visit the Police Department’s website at www.cedar-rapids.org/police for a comprehensive list of required qualifications, salary and benefit information, and the application. 

The application and all documents must be received by the Cedar Rapids Police Department no later than 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 9, 2020.  No exceptions will be made.        

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