Police Officer

Oakdale, MN
Oakdale Police Department

Essential Functions:

  • Respond to calls for service; handles citizen complaints, problem solving, making custodial arrests, and issuing summons;
  • Knowledge of state law and local ordinance;
  • Ability to drive and operate emergency vehicles;
  • Ability to handle volatile persons, defend self and others, and testify;
  • Investigate reports of crime, interview victims, suspects and others involved, collect evidence, package cases for prosecution;
  • Complete paperwork, reports and case management, and training;
  • Patrol city streets, neighborhoods, businesses, parks, and conducts traffic enforcement and issue citations;
  • Knowledge of city geography.


  • The successful candidate will have an Associate’s Degree.
  • Have completed law enforcement skills program, and be licensed, or eligible to be POST licensed by early 2024.