Program Questions

What kind of work will I do as an intern with the MPD?
Each assignment comes with different tasks and responsibilities.
Fri, 10 Apr, 2020 at 3:56 PM
I want to be a police officer when I graduate from school. Will I be able to participate in ride-alongs as part of my internship?
Absolutely, interns are encouraged to participate in ride-alongs to gain first-hand policing experience. These ride-alongs count as hours worked. Interns wi...
Sat, 20 Jan, 2018 at 10:54 PM
I don’t know what I want to do for a career. Will this internship help me make a decision?
In addition to daily intern duties, intern supervisors are often happy to accommodate each intern’s interests and expose them to a variety of units wi...
Sat, 20 Jan, 2018 at 10:54 PM
I want to wear a uniform and gain hands-on law enforcement experience. Is this the right internship for me?
It is important to note that interns assist members of the department and do not perform law-enforcement duties. Certain placements are more hands-on tha...
Fri, 10 Apr, 2020 at 3:55 PM
Will I be offered full-time employment with the MPD at the conclusion of my internship?
Completion of the internship does not guarantee full time employment; any person who wants to be employed by the MPD must complete the full hiring process. ...
Sat, 20 Jan, 2018 at 10:55 PM