Visit the Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) for the most information on educational programs and licensure requirements.
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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. Open to students, people working in another field, or experienced officers from another state or the military.
Must be have been working in law enforcement within the past six years may qualify to take the Minnesota Reciprocity Licensing Examination without having to complete additional education.
For Out-of-State Reciprocity
For Military Reciprocity
For more information about reciprocity, visit Minnesota POST exams.