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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:  TBD

Apply Online:

Preparing for Testing

Contact Human Resources  at (701) 241-8162  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.

Interviews for those who are licensed or license eligible, and those who are traveling in from out of town will immediately follow the written exam.

On the day of testing

You must bring with you: 

  • A completed Personal History Information packet
  • A copy of your DD-214 if you are claiming Veteran's Preference
  • A Driver's License  

For more information contact:

Sergeant Tom Morris                      
(701) 476-4104                             

Human Resources  
(701) 241-8162