Police Science

Police Science Careers

Graduates are eligible to work in a variety of capacities within the criminal justice system including city and county law enforcement agencies and corporate security. Additional education and experience may be required to work in specific capacities at the state and federal level.


The ability to be hired by a law enforcement agency may be impaired by any arrest record, juvenile or adult.

Starting Wages: $38,000 - $49,000 per year*

*Source: Iowa Workforce Development


Police Departments throughout Iowa
County Sheriff's Offices throughout Iowa
Iowa State Patrol
Iowa Department of Motor Vehicle Enforcement
Local, State, and Federal Law Enforcement Agencies throughout the United States



Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Nichole Anfinson
Health Education and Services Center 217B
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Program Advisors

Patrick Fisher
Health Education and Services Center 217A
319-296-2329 ext.1330
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Jane Wagner
Health Education and Services Center 217D
319-296-2329 ext.1400
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Bryan Renfro
Black Hawk Hall 180
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