Pottawattamie County Sheriff's Office
1400 Big Lake Road
Council Bluffs, Iowa 51501
Non-Emergency : 328-5737
Emergency : 911
The Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Office offers limited Student Internships for currently enrolled students. The purpose of the internship program is to allow students an opportunity to gain knowledge and experience in law enforcement and public safety services and further explore careers in the field.
This non-paying internship is open to college level students who wish to pursue a career in law enforcement and who must complete an internship as part of their academic requirements.
The structural or procedural guidelines for this internship program are based on each student intern’s area of interest and their expectations of the Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Office. As an intern, the student will be exposed to many different aspects of the department. Intern duties and responsibilities will vary from student to student, and may include some clerical duties and other specified areas of interest and needs of the department. In addition, we will ascertain what type of skills and abilities the student has to offer in order to utilize them in a manner that benefits them as well as the Department. The Internship Program is a great opportunity for students who wish to gain ”hands on” experience before entering the competitive world of law enforcement.
To be considered for an internship, you should:
To learn more about the internship program, contact
Chief Deputy John D. Reynolds at (712) 890-2202.
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