As the largest and most vibrant city in the state, Minneapolis depends on purposeful, dedicated and innovative employees. Minneapolis has a large variety of careers for people of all experiences and backgrounds who come together for a singular purpose—serving the residents, businesses and visitors of Minneapolis.
The Minneapolis Police Department is looking for Police Cadet candidates – people who have a strong sense and commitment for public service, outstanding character, sound judgment, excellent work ethic, effective oral and written communication skills, interpersonal tact, empathy, and compassion.
Our Police Cadet program is designed to educate and train future Police Officers. Police Cadets will attend and successfully complete a program in law enforcement at a department authorized institution for the purpose of meeting the academic and technical skills requirements of the Minnesota Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Board.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:• Attend and complete an accelerated course in law enforcement at a department-authorized institution to meet the academic objectives required to take the Minnesota P.O.S.T. licensing examination.
• When hired, Cadets will be promoted to Police Officer upon successful completion of the Minnesota P.O.S.T. Board academic and skill requirements when a recruit academy class is scheduled.
• Cadet must commit to two years of employment with the Minneapolis Police Department following their promotion to Police Officer or payback, on a pro-rated basis, the costs of the tuition paid by the department for the academic training and/or the skills course. (Dismissed cadets will be forgiven any costs outstanding at date of termination).
• Failure to successfully complete Minnesota P.O.S.T. Board licensing exam at the end of the training program may result in termination.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Exposure to hazardous conditions and life threatening
Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree from an accredited College or University
Valid Drivers License