Due to the number of positive COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations across the country and locally, Linn County has closed most buildings to the public to help reduce community spread of the virus and to help ensure continuity of County services.
Successful completion of The National Police Officer Selection Test (POST) is required for all Iowa peace officers. The written exam consists of four timed sections, which include mathematics, reading comprehension, grammar and report writing skills. In preparation for the written exam, Stanard and Associates, Inc. offers a study guide and an online practice exam. Applicants may transfer a previous passing score taken within the last 12 months from another Iowa law enforcement agency.