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Police Lieutenant

A Police Lieutenant is a sworn supervisor of a unit within a precinct or division of the Minneapolis Police Department.

This is only an example of a Lieutenant job description – not an official job announcement.

Job Description

Experience Requirement

Four years experience classified as Police Sergeant.

Education

A Bachelor's degree is desirable. However it is not required.

Applicants must be able to mentally and physically perform all duties of the position, including effect an arrest. Police Lieutenants are required to drive department vehicles; subdue and search suspects and prisoners; use police weapons; etc. A medical and/or psychological examination may be required before appointment.

Last updated Sep. 27, 2011