Now hiring for Community Service Officers

We are accepting applications through February 7, 2022.


Application deadline is Monday, February 7

We are looking for candidates with:

  • A strong sense and commitment for public service
  • Outstanding character
  • Sound judgment
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Interpersonal tact
  • Empathy
  • Compassion

About the job

  • A Community Service Officer (CSO) works for the Minneapolis Police Department while:
    • Enrolled in an approved law enforcement program and/or
    • Working toward completion of Minnesota Peace Officers Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) licensing requirements
  • You assist police officers in the community by promoting communications, understanding and cooperation between the police department and the community. 
  • This is a civilian position.
    • Being a CSO will make you a stronger candidate for becoming a police officer. 

See position description and apply


Information session video

Learn more about the Community Service Officer position by viewing this video. It was taken at our July 27, 2021 information session.

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