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Along with the opportunity to protect and serve the citizens of Iowa, DPS law enforcement officers also receive a generous salary and benefit package.  See the information in the links below to find out more.

link to Salary pdf     link to Benefits information on DAS website     link to HR Information on DAS website

link to SPOC POR retirement page     link to DAS retirement investor's club webpage
In addition to the above, you will receive:

  • Overtime and compensatory time is paid at time and 1/2, with a 2-hr minimum paid court time.
  • Shift differential pay
  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • Holiday pay
  • Longevity pay
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Daycare and/or Medical Expenses (optional)
  • Uniform cleaning allowance
  • Promotional and development opportunities
  • Extensive training
  • Take-home vehicle (Trooper 2 and Special Agent)
  • Equipment, firearms and uniforms
  • Extensive training and development
  • Close friendships and camaraderie

The SPOC-covered Benefits at a Glance booklet will provide specific information regarding individual eligibility and insurance plans details and costs. 

Benefits at a Glance