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Minneapolis Police Academy

We train and prepare newly hired officers in:

Recruit officers must pass written and practical testing. 

Recruit officers who successfully finish the academy enter the Field Training Program.

How long is the Police Academy?

Minneapolis Police Academy is 14-16 weeks.

Is the Academy high-stress environment?

How much physical conditioning is required in the Academy?

There are entry-level fitness standards and standards that must be met to pass the course.

See Fitness Standards.

Will I be paid while attending the Academy?

What happens when I graduate from the Academy?

Last updated Mar 28, 2019

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