Ankeny Police Department

The Ankeny Police Department provides law enforcement services to the City of Ankeny (pop. 70,000).  The City of Ankeny has regularly been designated as one of the Fastest Growing Cities in the United States.

With approximately 70 sworn officers, the Ankeny Police Department provides a wide range of career opportunities, including: Patrol Officer, Detective, School Resource Officer, Community Engagement Team, K-9, SWAT, Narcotics Detective, and more.  The department also offers a variety of instructorships, including Firearms, Defensive Tactics, Driving, Taser, ASP Baton, Pepper Spray, Less Lethal Munitions, and many more.

The City of Ankeny offers a competitive pay plan and benefits package, including: excellent paid time off, retirement plan, and on-duty workout program.

Patrol Officers work a 5 days on, 3 days off, 9 hour day schedule.  Other work hours vary by assignment.