TO PROTECT WITH COURAGE

TO SERVE WITH COMPASSION

Lateral Police Officer

 

Police Officer - Lateral #21443 / $54,504 to $69,565 beginning Annual Salary – Plus Full Benefits Package. Starting salary will be determined by years of prior sworn service and size of department in which you last served.

Primary Responsibilities: Police officers with law enforcement experience are encouraged to apply. A Minneapolis Police Officer interacts with citizens to identify and solve problems in their neighborhoods; keeps law and order; makes necessary arrests; keeps records and writes reports of all important incidents; responds to citizen calls for assistance during crisis situations; patrols a beat on foot or in a patrol car; checks property, suspicious persons and all others suspicious or dangerous conditions within the City of Minneapolis; investigates complaints and conducts preliminary investigations at the scene of crime, accident or other police matters; enforces traffic laws and responds to traffic accidents; testifies in court by presenting evidence and facts; works various shifts and weekends.

Qualifications: Licenses: Must maintain a valid driver's license that is accepted by the State of Minnesota. Applicants must have taken and passed the MN Board of P.O.S.T. licensing exam by Friday, April 25, 2014. Must currently be a full-time active Police Officer. Must possess a minimum of three (3) years of full-time sworn experience.  Must be United States Citizen. Must not have been convicted of a felony. To review a complete job announcement and to apply online visit www.minneapolismn.gov/jobs.

Last updated Apr 28, 2014