Hiring Process

RPD's New Recruit Academy
To become a police officer with the Roseville Police Department, you need to be licensed or eligible to be licensed through the Minnesota Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Board.  To review the eligibility requirements, check out the POST Board website.  

In order to join our department, you must be prepared to go through a challenging hiring process. We strive to find only those candidates who possess a strong work ethic, have high moral character, are resolute in their honesty and integrity, and have a sincere desire to serve the community.

A Roseville Police Officer candidates can expect:
  • Multi-stage interview process
  • Physical ability test (timed 2000 meter row)
  • Thorough background investigation
  • Psychological assessment
  • Medical exam
  • New Hire Academy
  • Field Training program