Job qualifications

We want community-minded individuals who meet our requirements.

Job qualifications

All candidates must

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Have a high school diploma or GED
  • Have a valid Minnesota Driver's License
  • Be authorized to work in the United States
  • Pass our background check and pre-employment tests

Get more details about education requirements for each type of job

Read about the background check and pre-employment tests

It is helpful if you have

  • Connections to our Minneapolis neighborhoods, such as being a
    • Resident
    • Student
    • Employee
    • Volunteer 
  • Education and on-the-job experience in
    • Social services
    • Mental health and counseling
    • Social work
    • Social sciences like criminology, psychology, and sociology

We need team players who exhibit

  • Strong character
  • A commitment to serving the community

Contact us

Police Recruiting

Phone

612-673-3000