Internship Program

The Urbandale Police Department (UPD) offers an internship program for college students. All interns spend time with the Administrative Services Division, Patrol Division, Criminal Investigation Division and Support Services Division.


We accept applications for internships throughout the year. Once received, the application will be processed with a complete background check. Upon successful completion of the background check, the applicant will be invited for an interview and completion of the internship agreement and responsibility forms. Interns will be scheduled for hours in accordance with current UPD policy for internships.

Application Steps

Please complete the following steps if you are interested in an internship with the Urbandale Police Department:

  • Download our Internship Application (PDF)
  • Fill out the application completely along with the required information
  • Return the completed application to: 

Sergeant Rebecca Taylor

Urbandale Police Department

3740 86th Street

Urbandale, IA 50322

If you have any questions, contact Sergeant Taylor at 515-331-6848 or send her an email.

  1. Police Department

    Physical Address
    3740 86th Street
    Urbandale, IA 50322

    NOTE: This email is not monitored 24/7.  To report an issue or speak with an officer, call 515-222-3321.

    For Emergencies Dial:

    24-hr Non-Emergency Dispatch:

    Administration and Records 
    Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm: