Criminology Internships


Oakdale Police Department Internship

1584 Hadley Ave.
Oakdale, MN 55128

Interns indicate duties performed

  • Various tasks within the department to assist community safety and department function. Ride-alongs and visits to other agencies such as St. Paul PD crime lab, Washington Co. Sheriff, narcotics, etc. (2007)

Students identified positive aspects of this placement

  • Receiving a wide array of experiences and also being able to spend a significant amount of time with Oakdale officers. Michelle is flexible in allowing one to intern when they can. She takes input concerning what activities will be completed. (2007)

Students identified difficulties typical in this placement:

  • Supervisor being out of the office was a common occurrance, but wasn't too much of an inconvenience. At times, you may have to reschedule a work day if she isn't there. (2007)