Alexandria Police Officer applying process information March 2022


Step 1:  Complete the Police Officer Application *Important* – You will need to upload this application to your online profile/resume builder. 

(Note: You do not need to complete the Education, Work Experience, Skills, Reference, Certifications tabs within BSA’s online resume builder because this information is captured in the Police Officer Application which will be uploaded in the next step).

Step 2:  Go to the Online Position Posting

Step 3:  Follow the Instructions for creating an Applicant Profile – Online Application

Final Step:  Make certain you upload the completed Police Officer Application found in Step 1.



Application closing date is March 28, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.


This position provides primary police protection and is responsible for the preservation of law and order, protection of life and property, prevention and detection of crime, provision of emergency services and enforcement of laws and ordinances in accordance with policies and procedures and law.  A full position description can be found here: Police-Officer-Position-Description


  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Applicants must be MN POST eligible by date of appointment, but no later than August 2022. Law enforcement students who will be done with school by July 2022 are encouraged to apply.
  • Must possess an Associate’s Degree or higher by time of hire.


Starting wage range: $28.41 – $32.79/hr DOQ with excellent Benefit Package.


Alexandria is located in the heart of lake country in West Central Minnesota and serves as the county seat of Douglas County.  The city population is 13,045 within city limits, but the unique layout of over 300 lakes in the county makes the service area closer to 35,000 people.

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