The resources contained on this page will provide you with the information and forms necessary for the background investigation phase of the Police Officer hiring process. A thorough background investigation is conducted on all top ranking candidates certified on the current Police Officer hiring list.
Please do not complete or submit these forms unless you have been directed to do so by Deputy Chief Shannon Monroe or Lieutenant Brad Penas.
When you have been directed to begin the background investigation process, start immediately by having certified transcripts from all high schools and colleges forwarded immediately to Lieutenant Brad Penas (contact info below).
Next, thoroughly read and complete the following background investigation forms. For your convenience these forms are fillable PDF documents; however each individual release form must be signed and submitted with an original signature.
Complete the following forms:
- Background Investigation Information Packet
- Credit Related Information Form
- Data Practice Release Form
- Educational Institution Data Practice Release Form
- Employer Data Practice Release Form
- Law Enforcement Data Practice Release Form
- MN Department of Public Safety Data Practice Release Form
- MN Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training Data Practice Release Form
- Final Checklist
Submit completed forms (with original signatures) and certified transcripts to:
Please contact Human Resources with any questions.
City of Moorhead Police Department
Attn. Lt. Brad Penas
915 9th Avenue North
Moorhead, MN 56560
Email Lt. Brad Penas