Grand Forks Police Department
122 S. 5th Street
Grand Forks, ND 58201

Emergency: 911
Non-Emergency: 701-787-8000
Business hours: M-F, 8 to 5 pm
Press 1: General Information
Press 2: Dispatch Center
Press 3: GF County Jail
701-780-8253 (FAX)

Bond Schedule
Employee Recognition
Employment-Lake Region College
Employment-Non-Sworn Officers
Employment-Sworn Officers
High Risk Offenders
Intent to Apply
Most Wanted
Police Patches
Prescription Disposal
Ride Along
Scooter Laws
Shoulder Patch

    Employment-Non-Sworn Officers

    Thank you for your employment interest with the Grand Forks Police Department. The mission of the department’s employee recruiting effort is “to recruit, hire, train, and retain the best employees for the City of Grand Forks.

    Applying for Employment
    If you are interested in applying for a position with the Grand Forks Police Department follow these easy steps:
    1. You may only apply for a position with the City of Grand Forks when applications are actively being sought.
    2. Applications may be picked up directly from City Human Resources, downloaded from the city web site at, or downloaded from the application link below.
    3. Submit your completed application prior to the application deadline to Human Resources, City Hall, P.O. Box 5200, 255 N. 4th St. Grand Forks, ND 58206-5200.
    4. Most non-sworn positions require the following:
      • Job Task Specific Testing (identified in position announcement)
      • Background Investigation
      • Oral Interview”
      • Chief or Division/Bureau Commander Interview”
      • Polygraph Examination”
      • Health Assessment
      • Drug Screen
    5. If you have any questions or concerns in regards to employment with the City of Grand Forks you may contact:
      • Lt. Brett Johnson, Human Resources Commander - 701-787-8016
      • City Human Resources Department - 701-746-2665, 255 N. 4th St. Grand Forks, ND 58206-5200