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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

Testing Date:  March 17, 2016  at 5:30 pm. Testing will take place at Alexandria Technical and Community College, room 743, 1601 Jefferson Street, Alexandria MN 56308. Deadline to register for the testing is March 15, 2016. By applying online you are registering for the test.

Registration for the March 17, 2016 testing is now closed.

Apply Online:

Preparing for Testing

Contact Human Resources Generalist, Shaun Crowell, at (701) 241-8162 or if you have questions about the application process.  

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 You will want to download the NPST Candidate Orientation Guide.


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