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Join Our Team!

Are you a college student interested in becoming a police officer? The Roseville Police Department encourages students to explore the field of law enforcement through paid internships. Internships provide a valuable opportunity to experience the internal operations of a police department while building your resume and earning college internship credit. We are committed to helping students decide if law enforcement is a good career choice for them.

Explore Opportunities

Experiences Offered

  • Ride-Along with Patrol Officers
  • Investigations Unit
  • Search Warrants
  • Crime Scene Processing
  • Department Projects
  • Property Room
  • Community Outreach Events
  • Crime Prevention Education
  • Victim Services

Other Experiences Offered 

(Depending on Availability)
  • Medical Examiner's Office
  • Dispatch Center Sit-Along
  • Courts
  • Jail Tour
  • Police Training Sessions


  • MUST be a law enforcement student completing a two or four year degree
  • Students aspiring to become police officers are preferred
  • Internship must be for credit and a minimum of 120 hours required
  • Schedule availability Mon- Fri business hours
  • Candidates who speak a foreign language, have experience living or working in diverse communities, or are underrepresented in law enforcement are strongly encouraged to apply
Intern Directing Traffic

Applying for an Internship

All prospective interns are required to submit an application for consideration. All interns are subject to an interview and background check. The Roseville 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.

Application Deadlines:

• Fall semester – June 1st

• Spring semester – October 1st

• Summer semester – March 1st

Contact Property Room & Investigations Technician Emily Thorson for more information about this opportunity.

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Contact Us

  1. Roseville City Hall

  2. 2660 Civic Center Drive

  3. Roseville, MN 55113

  4. Monday - Friday
    8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

  5. Phone: 651-792-7000

  6. Email Us

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