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MPD Hiring Frequently Asked Questions

Minimum requirements for police applicants

Police Recruit:

Job announcements will list all minimum requirements.

Where to get an application

What disqualifies an applicant

I had a background check done with another agency;  does Minneapolis Police Department still do a background check?

Am I paid more money if I have a four-year degree?

What shifts do officers work?

How are police officer work schedules and assignments determined?

Does the police department pay for all uniforms and equipment?

How long does the hiring process take?

Is the hiring process be shorter for applicants with previous law enforcement or military experience?

Does Minneapolis have a residency requirement?

What area does the Minneapolis Police Department patrol?

When can I can take a sergeant's exam?

 

Last updated Apr 18, 2019

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