Brookfield - Brookfield, CT-Entry Level Police Officer

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Job Overview

Department Brookfield Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitleBrookfield, CT-Entry Level Police Officer
Salary$55,368 to $63,036 (after 6 months)
Location Brookfield, CT

Job Prerequisites

Job Announcement

Brookfield Police Department, CT

Town of Brookfield

Police Officer, Entry Level 

The Town of Brookfield is currently seeking applicants for the position of Police Officer

Minimum Qualifications:

  • U.S. Citizen - 21 Years of Age - H.S. Diploma/GED
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • No Felony or A or B Misdemeanor Convictions 

Compensation Includes:

(Effective 7/1/19 and subject to Collective Bargaining)

Salary: $55,368 to start ($63,036 after 6 months) to $80,565 after 5 years

Group Medical Insurance, Paid Vacation, Sick, and Holidays, Pension Plan, 457 Plan, Uniform Allowance, Tuition Assistance.

(Current Collective Bargaining Agreement expires June 30, 2020. Pay rate at time of hire/benefits will be determined by successor agreement)

Applications must be completed and submitted online at

About the Brookfield Police Department

Brookfield is a small town located north of the City of Danbury in Fairfield County, Connecticut and covers 20+ square miles.  It is bordered on the west by Candlewood Lake and on the east by Lake Lillinonah, two of Connecticut's largest and most scenic lakes.  The town has a robust economy with a strong retail and commercial base and a growing resident population of more than 17,000 persons.

The Brookfield Police Department was organized on July 1, 1977 and has a current authorized strength of 34 full-time sworn officers, 4 special officers and 12 full and part time civilian personnel.  The Department Command Staff consists of the Chief of Police, a Major and a Captain.  There is a Patrol Division, a Detective Division, including a Youth Officer and School Resource Officers, a SCUBA Team, Crash Investigation Team, Community Affairs Team, Tactical Operators with the Danbury Emergency Services Unit, part-time Evidence Technicians, and a K-9 unit.

Police Officers are represented by the Brookfield Police Union, Local 1544, AFSCME Council 4, in contract negotiations for salary and benefits.

Hiring Process:

The selection process is an essential component in ensuring the most qualified candidates are considered for the position of police officer.  The process will include, but may not be limited to the following:

  1. Written Examination (75%)
  2. Physical Ability (CHIP 40%)
  3. Oral Examination
  4. Detailed Background Investigation
  5. Polygraph Examination
  6. Chief’s Interview
  7. Psychological Exam
  8. Medical Exam
  9. Drug Test

 There is no additional fee beyond and CHIP fees

For information contact Capt. Peter Frengs at

If unavailable, contact Chief James Purcell at 


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