Training / Academy

Will there be college equivalent credits earned after completion of the Lateral Law Enforcement Officer Program?
College credits are not given; however, some officers may take their credits to academic institutions to have them evaluated for credit.
Tue, 19 Nov, 2019 at 8:31 AM
How many years are required to apply with specialized units within MPD?
Each unit has different requirements, all entry level and lateral officers must successfully complete the 18-month probationary period before being consider...
Tue, 19 Nov, 2019 at 7:57 AM
Will my experience determine where and how I’m assigned with MPD?
Experience does not determine assignment. MPD Police Academy graduates are assigned to patrol locations in the city based on the operational needs of the De...
Sat, 20 Jan, 2018 at 10:36 PM
As a lateral officer will I have to attend the entire 24 week police training academy?
No, the Lateral Law Enforcement Program curriculum is an abbreviated 11 week transition program at the training academy.  You may elect to complete the full...
Tue, 19 Nov, 2019 at 7:59 AM