Rejection Criteria

Reasons for rejection

Any violation of POST Licensing Rules will result in rejection of the applicant.

Conviction for any of the following/or:

Information relative to any other arrests and subsequent disposition of such shall be evaluated by the Minneapolis Police Department in detail. Factors to be considered are the seriousness of the crime, multiple occurrences of a crime, length of time between crimes, and when the crime was committed.

NOTE: It should be noted that this list is not intended to be all inclusive.

Reasons that may result in rejection

The following may result in the rejection of a police applicant:

Note: It should be noted that this list is not intended to be all inclusive.

Reasons for disqualification (Civil Service Rules)

Consistent with law, merit principles, and efficiency in the City service, the Human Resources Department may disqualify an applicant for employment. Moreover, the Human Resources Department may refuse to examine, refuse to certify, or remove from a list of eligible candidates any individual to whom one or more of the following criteria for disqualification apply:


Last updated Feb 25, 2020



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