Northfield is a great place to live and work. Positions with our department are highly sought after by eligible candidates.
If you are interested in a career with the Northfield Police Department, you may want to consider our ride-a-long program. We would also be happy to talk to you about a career with our department. We actively recruit throughout the region and advertise for our positions nationally. Our Human Resources Department accepts our inquiries and posts any job positions available.
We strive for the highest standards in all we do. Because of this goal, we look for those candidates to have a desire to work in a diverse workforce and community who wish to work with the members of our community to keep it safe and a good place to live.
If you would like to talk to us about our department and the various programs available, you can call us at our general (non-emergency) phone number at 507-645-4477.
Police Chief Elliott provides crime data and trends from the department’s quarterly report, discusses the telephone threat of violence received by the library last week, and the Police-Assisted Recovery & Deflection (PARD) program, new e-bikes. Listen to interview...
KYMN radio Public Policy This Week hosts Nathan Leaf and Rich Larson talk Chief of Police Mark Elliott about the Fentanyl epidemic, what is being done at the federal, state and local levels to combat the issue, and what resources are available. Listen to interview...