• DMPD K9 Teams wins First Place

    The DMPD K9 Team attended the Annual Region 21 Narcotic Trials in Fort Madison, Ia and for the first time in DMPD history, the team received first place during the competition for overall best team achievements.


  • Mounted Patrol Training

    Mounted Patrol officers and their horses train in a variety of unusual environments.


Some Disqualifying Factors


• Conviction of a felony (Conviction of other, less serious offenses or any offense will be evaluated based upon how recently it occurred, severity, frequency, and circumstances)


• Conviction of domestic abuse will disqualify the applicant from employment consideration


• Conviction of assault or theft will disqualify the applicant from employment consideration


• A consistent pattern of unexplained failures to meet debt obligations


• Giving false information on the application, during the application process, or any attempt of deception or fraud in connection with the examination process


• History of excessive use of alcohol without successful rehabilitation


• Current (past 12 months) or excessive use or abuse of alcohol


• Marijuana use in the past 24 months


• Use of other illegal drugs in the past 36 months  (Illegal drugs, include, but are not limited to: Hashish; Hash oil; Heroin; LSD; Amphetamines; Steroids; Cocaine; Crack; Methadone; Morphine and/or opium; Acid, Microdots, Windowpane, etc.; Mescaline. Use or experimentation with drugs, other than noted above, will be evaluated)


• Use of any illegal drug or conviction of a felony or any other serious offense after becoming an applicant


• A felony conviction or conviction of a crime involving moral turpitude (moral turpitude can be, but is not limited to any of the following acts: income tax evasion, perjury, theft, indecent exposure, sex crimes, conspiracy to commit a crime, defrauding the government, and illegal drug sales. Various factors, however, may cause an offense, which is generally not regarded as constituting moral turpitude to be regarded as such. For example, a record of a number of convictions for criminal mischief would involve moral turpitude, whereas a single act would not).