City of Minneapolis Enterprise Policy Coversheet

Background Check Policy Coversheet



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The Background Check establishes policy, roles and responsibilities for conducting background checks on prospective and current employees and contract personnel.


Council Approval Date: October 19, 2007

Effective Date: January 1, 2008

Last Policy Revision Date: October 19, 2007

Last Policy Cover Revision Date: January 20, 2011

Key Words

"Minnesota Statute Chapter 364"; "Labor Agreements"; "Civil Service Rule"; criminal; "criminal conviction"; "hiring process"; "mpd policy manual"; "Minnesota Child Protection Background Check Act"; "Informed Consent Document"; "Drug and Alcohol testing"; "MPD, CJIS" "Background Check"; "Qualifications Check"; "hiring authority"


Policy Review Group Approval

  • September 4, 2007

Policy Document

Procedures and Forms

Supporting References

Administering Department

Department of Human Resources

Human Resources Director (612) 673-2139


Deb Krueger

(612) 673-3109

Last updated Aug 18, 2016



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