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The 40th Basic DPS Academy will begin on May 26, 2017, with an anticipated graduation date of mid-November 2017.

Testing Dates for Physical Fitness and Post Exam:
**All testing will take place on the Iowa State University Campus**
Thursday, December 29, 2016
Friday, December 30, 2016
Friday, January 6, 2017
Saturday, January 7, 2017
Sunday, January 8, 2017

Please review the list of Minimum Qualifications and the 10 Step Selection Process to determine if you qualify to enter the selection process.

Minimum Qualifications The 10 Step Selection Process

Click HERE to begin the Application Process
If you have not received a response within seven (7) business days of submission, please e-mail

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