Join the Saint Paul Police

Welcome to the information site for careers with the Saint Paul Police Department (SPPD).

At SPPD, we believe that our department needs people with a wide variety of backgrounds, talents, and experience to meet the complex challenges of policing in the 21st Century. We are looking for a diverse range of people to step forward and take on a career in law enforcement.

To make your decision easier, we encourage you to explore the site. You’ll discover everything you need to know, from learning about the different pathways to join SPPD, to becoming informed about the educational requirements to serve as a peace officer in Minnesota.

Read more about how you can become a SPPD Officer and serve your community.