Oath of Office

Our oath of office reflects our department's values, goals and pillars of justice.
Trust. Accountability.       Professional service.
Trust. Accountability. Professional service.

Oath of Office

"I, [name], do solemnly swear that I will support the Constitution of the United States, the Constitution and laws of the State of Minnesota, and the Charter and Ordinances of the City of Minneapolis;

That I shall, in recognition of my service as a peace keeper, first do no harm, that I will upload and safeguard the sanctity of life, and that I will shield and protect my community from those who would seek to cause harm;

That I shall intervene in protest, both verbally and physically, if I witness anyone violating another's rights;

That I recognize those I serve are members of the human family worthy of dignity and respect, and my term in office shall be guided by my love of service to the community and the grace of humanity."

- Adopted June 2020


  • Trust
  • Accountability 
  • Professional service



  • Public safety
  • Justice
  • Employee wellness

Pillars of procedural justice

  • Voice
  • Neutrality
  • Respect
  • Trustworthiness

Contact us

Minneapolis Police Department


City Hall
350 Fifth St. S., Room 130
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Office hours

8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday

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