Visit the Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) site for the most information on educational programs and licensure requirements.
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Whether you are a student, someone working in another field, or an experienced officer from another state or the military, if you are interested in a career as a professional peace officer in Minnesota, the Minnesota POST Board is here to get you on the right path.
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Who are Minnesota’s peace officers?
What are the standards for becoming an officer?
How can I become a Minnesota peace officer?
What is Minnesota’s Professional Peace Officer Education Program?
What schools are certified to provide the Professional Peace Officer Education Program?
What education and training is included in Minnesota's peace officer education programs?