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 To Protect With Courage, To Serve With Compassion


To see current job opportunities with the city of Minneapolis click HERE.

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A Message from the Police Chief

chief portraitWelcome to the recruitment website for the Minneapolis Police Department. The Department appreciates your interest in becoming a Minneapolis Police Officer and encourages you to visit this site often.

With approximately 800 sworn police officers working in a variety of assignments, the Minneapolis Police Department is considered a mid-sized law enforcement agency. The department is also the most diverse in the state of Minnesota.

The men and women of the Minneapolis Police Department are a dedicated, well-trained, and passionate group of professionals who take great pride in their work and they are committed to ensuring the safety of residents of Minneapolis.

I invite you to use the information contained in this website to better acquaint yourself with the Minneapolis Police Department and to discover what the Department has to offer its police officers.

We have immediate plans to actively recruit new officers, and I encourage you to consider joining our team of dedicated professionals, envisioning a "valued and rewarding" career with the Minneapolis Police Department.


Janeé Harteau
Chief of Police

Explore the links below to learn about becoming a police officer with the Minneapolis Police Department.

-Sworn Positions