How can I wear the badge?

Each week we introduce you to Minnesota peace officers and how they got their start
More than 10,000 Minnesota men and women serve communities across our state as licensed peace officers.  Follow the links to the right for more information on exploring law enforcement, testing requirements and applications. 

Keandre Ghoram grew up watching The First 48 on TV with real detectives solving real crimes. Today, he's an investigator in Duluth with the violent crimes unit doing the work he was so impressed by as a boy. 


Wear the Badge on Facebook and Instagram

There are more stories and conversations on our Wear the Badge Facebook and Instagram pages.  Learn how current peace officers got answers to their questions.  

Wear the Badge Scholarships

Minnesota students interested in serving their communities and studying to become police officers can now apply for Wear the Badge Scholarships.