Sworn Suitability

Does MPD have a tattoo policy?
Yes, tattoos that are offensive cannot be visible to the public.  Beyond that, there are no further restrictions on tattoos.  
Sat, 20 Jan, 2018 at 8:22 PM
Does MPD have any health/fitness standards to apply?
Our Department does not have a minimum height/weight standards; however, we do assess each candidates body fat %. Candidates must meet the following standar...
Thu, 3 May, 2018 at 10:00 AM
I have an arrest on my record, am I eligible to become a police officer?
Please see the list of automatic disqualifiers to see what arrests would make you ineligible if not expunged.  Further, it is recommended that an applicant ...
Tue, 14 Jun, 2022 at 12:22 PM
I have done drugs. Can I still be an MPD police officer?
All applicants are encouraged to give a complete, accurate and truthful history of drug usage.  The Department considers the date and frequency of last usag...
Wed, 8 Jan, 2020 at 4:08 PM
What is the body fat percentage for males and females?
Males: less than 30% at MPD Prospect Day and 28% at medical. Females: less than 36% at MPD Prospect Day and 34% at medical.
Wed, 2 May, 2018 at 4:53 PM