TOWN OF BROOKFIELD, CT
Certified Police Officer
The Town of Brookfield is seeking applicants for the position of Certified Police Officer. Successful candidates will complete PoliceApp.com-CPCA Certified Level Written (75%), Oral, Psychological Testing as well as a Medical Physical, Drug Screening, Polygraph Examination, and a thorough Background Check.
(Effective 7/1/17 and subject to Collective Bargaining)
Salary: Commensurate with experience up to $76,683
Group Medical Insurance, Paid Vacation, Sick, and Holidays, Pension Plan, Uniform Allowance, Tuition Assistance
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, 6 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 2 School Resource Officers, and part-time SCUBA Team, Accident Investigation Team, Tactical Response Technicians with the Danbury Police Department, and part-time Evidence Technicians.
Police Officers are represented by Brookfield Police Union, Local 1544, AFSCME Council 4, in contract negotiations for salary and benefits.
Entry-Level Police Officers must successfully complete basic recruit training at the Connecticut POST Council Training Academy, post-academy field training and a probationary period. Certified Officers must successfully complete a modified field training program and a probationary period.