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Become a Police Officer with the Fargo Police Department

A career in a community oriented law enforcement agency can be yours if you want a job that offers: challenge, excitement, variety, teamwork and job satisfaction, opportunities for special assignments and career development, opportunities for promotion, outstanding benefit package including health and dental coverage, and an excellent retirement program.  

Upcoming Testing Dates and Locations

To be announced

Preparing for Testing

Contact Human Resources Generalist, Shaun Crowell, at (701) 241-8162 or to register for the written exam.  

In order to qualify for Veteran's Preference, you must be a North Dakota resident and have served in the active military forces during a period of war or received the armed forces expeditionary or other campaign service medal during an emergency condition, and must be released under other than dishonorable conditions. See North Dakota Century Code 37-19.1.

Applicants may prepare for the written exam by downloading the Police Orientation Guide at

On the day of testing

You must bring with you: 

  • A completed Background Investigation Packet
  • A copy of your DD-214 if you are claiming Veteran's Preference
  • A Driver's License  

For more information contact:

Sergeant Travis Stefonowicz                       
(701) 241-8107                               

Shaun Crowell, Human Resources Generalist  
(701) 241-8162     

Currently Hiring!

Contact Sergeant Travis Stefonowicz at (701) 241-8107 for more information regarding upcoming test dates!


Fargo Police Officer job description

Police Applicant Handbook 

Tattoos and Appearance Standards

Automatic Disqualifiers

Background Investigation Packet