Out-of-State Certified Applicants (Full-time)

Certified out-of-state applicants for the full-time position of Police Officer should be:

  • Have the ability to obtain certification from the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy through examination (IAC 501-3.8(80B).
  • Be a U. S. Citizen and a resident of Iowa or intend to become a resident upon being employed.
  • Must have served as a regular law enforcement officer during the 12-month period preceding the applicant’s hiring date.
  • Successfully complete of a minimum 160-hour certifying basic law enforcement training school, which certification has not been withdrawn by the certifying state.
  • Successfully scored an 80% or higher in an approved Iowa Law Enforcement Academy firearms course.
  • Successfully complete or possess a current Iowa Law Enforcement Emergency Care Provider (ILEECP) card or another appropriate certification recognized by the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy.
  • Be a U. S. Citizen and establish residency within five (5) miles of the corporate limits of Marquette or McGregor upon being employed. The residency requirement boundry includes Wisconsin upon being employed.
  • Be 21 years of age at the time of appointment.
  • Possess an associate degree or a minimum of 60 college credits.
  • Hold a valid driver’s license.
  • Successfully passed the physical fitness tests.
  • Possess a high level of personal integrity and be of good moral character as determined by a thorough background investigation including a fingerprint search conducted of local, state, and national fingerprint files.
  • Have not been convicted of a felony or a crime involving moral turpitude.
  • Not be addicted to drugs or alcohol.
  • Be examined by a physician and meet the physical requirements necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of a law enforcement officer.
  • Have uncorrected vision of not less than 20/100 in both eyes, corrected to 20/20, and color vision consistent with the occupational demands of law enforcement.
  • Have normal hearing in each ear (hearing aids are acceptable if a candidate can demonstrate sufficient hearing proficiency to perform all necessary duties of a law enforcement officer).
  • Undergo psychological testing.
  • Successfully pass the Police Officer Selection Test (POST) testing.
  • Not be opposed to use of force to fulfil duties.
  • Be able to perform and complete all duties expected of a police officer.

Mar-Mac Police Department’s Application