Intern with NPD

The Norman Police Department offers an interactive and informative internship program, and partners with area Colleges and Universities to offer this internship opportunities. 

An internship at the Norman Police Department gives students the opportunity to be exposed to various areas of the department and to work with highly trained and professional police officers.  Interns will receive hands-on training in the areas of Patrol, Criminal Investigations, Crime Lab, Media Relations, Records, Communications, Recruitment and Training, Community Outreach, and Crime Analysts.

An internship at the Norman Police Department will be both rewarding and educational, allowing students to be part of the day-to-day operations of the third largest police department in the state and opening the door to a future career in law enforcement.

The Application Process


The intern selection process is competitive due to the limited number of positions available. Applicants must:

  • Be a current college student with a High School Diploma or GED
  • Be in good standing with their sponsoring university
  • Have a GPA of 2.5 or above at the time of application
  • Have no felony convictions; Misdemeanor arrests will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis
  • Be able to attend a full eight-hour workday, once a week. Make-Up Days are Available with Prior Notice.

How to Apply

The Norman Police Department Internship Program accepts applications year-round.

To apply to intern with the Norman Police Department, complete the Internship Application. Additional information is available in the NPD Internship Information Packet

Applicants must include a letter of recommendation from their university's Internship Coordinator with their application to ensure all necessary university requirements have been met. 

Completed applications should be mailed or delivered to:

Norman Police Department

Attn: MPO Ashlie Livingston

201-B West Gray Street

Norman, OK 73069

Intern Selection Process

Once you have confirmed with your university that you are able to complete an internship for college hours, you must complete an application using the link above. A professional resume, unofficial transcripts, and a letter from the internship coordinator are be required to be submitted with the application.

After completing the application, a background investigation will be completed as well as an interview with the internship coordinator at Norman Police Department.

Once you’ve been accepted into the internship program you will submit fingerprints and complete CJIS (Criminal Justice Information Services) training.

Applications will be accepted year round. This internship is unpaid.

Contact the Intern Coordinator

If you have questions regarding the NPD Internship Program, please contact NPD Recruiter MPO Ashlie Livingston via email at [email protected] Please schedule an appointment via email if you are needing an in-person meeting.