<div class="col-md-offset-4 col-md-8"><h2>Minnesota State Patrol</h2></div> <div><center class="greeting">Law Enforcement Training Opportunity (L.E.T.O.) Program</center><br /></div> <div class="greeting"> The Minnesota State Patrol LETO Program is designed for candidates with no previous law enforcement experience. MSP will provide LETO candidates with the educational requirements necessary to take the Minnesota Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) exam, which is required to become a licensed peace officer. Upon completion of the LETO Program, trooper trainees will attend the 17 week Minnesota State Patrol Trooper Training Academy at Camp Ripley. </div> <div class="greeting"><br /> The applicant must: <ol> <li>Not have been convicted of a felony in Minnesota or in any other state or federal jurisdiction which would have been a felony if committed in Minnesota.</li> <li>Not have been convicted of theft or any other crime listed in Minnesota Rule 6700.0700.</li> <li>Be 21 years of age by May 4th, 2021.</li> <li>Be a citizen of the United States by May 5th, 2020.</li> <li>Possess a valid Minnesota driver’s license or be eligible to obtain one by March 3rd or 4th, 2020 (PT test date).</li> <li>Possess an associate’s or bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a regionally accredited institution or can provide documentation that the earned associate's or bachelor's degree in any discipline from a regionally accredited institution will be completed by May 31st, 2020. Verify accreditation at <a target="_blank" href="https://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/Search.aspx">U.S. Department of Education</a> or with the registrar's office at your school. </li> <li>Sign a written agreement with the Minnesota State Patrol when a final offer of employment is accepted, committing to work for a minimum of two years.</li> </ol> </div> <div class="greeting"><strong> Please note: MSP offers two tracks to employment as a Minnesota State Trooper: The Traditional and Law Enforcement Training Opportunity (L.E.T.O.) Program. You may only apply for one application process each year. </strong></div> <div class="row">&nbsp;</div> <div class="greeting">If you are currently Minnesota Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Board licensed, eligible for licensure OR will be license eligible by January 1st, 2021 you are overqualified to apply for the L.E.T.O. Program. Please apply as a Traditional applicant on June 1st, 2020. </div><br /> <div class="greeting"> If you are eligible for <a target="_blank" href="https://dps.mn.gov/entity/post/exams/Pages/reciprocity-exam.aspx">military reciprocity</a> or <a target="_blank" href="https://dps.mn.gov/entity/post/exams/Pages/reciprocity-exam.aspx">out-of-state reciprocity</a> P.O.S.T. licensure, please apply as a Traditional applicant on June 1st, 2020. </div> <div class="greeting"><br /> By applying, you are acknowledging that you have read the full <a target="_blank" href="https://dps.mn.gov/divisions/msp/join-the-state-patrol/trooper-careers/Documents/2020%20leto%20posting.pdf">2020 LETO Program</a> job posting for which you are applying and meet the minimum eligibility requirements. </div>
Applications will be accepted until: 11:59 PM on 2/14/2020. (Please note: A new application must be completed each year.)
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