Join Moorhead Police Department
The Police Department is committed to helping students explore the field of law enforcement and to help them decide if law enforcement is a good career choice for them. The Police Department accepts one student intern during each semester.
Internships are up to 160 hours over a 10-week period. During that time you will receive orientation in the following areas:
- Patrol (evening, overnights and days)
- Detective Bureau
- School Resource Officers
- Community Policing
- Community Service
Applying for an Internship
All prospective interns are required to submit an application for consideration. All interns are subject to an interview and a background check. The Police Department maintains high standards for accepting interns and, in turn, provides interns with a comprehensive and positive experience in all aspects of law enforcement. The internship program is a great way for you to learn more about this agency and for this agency to learn more about you!
The deadline for applications are:
- Summer & Fall Semesters - April 1st
- Spring Semester - November 1st