Brookfield - Entry Level Police Officer

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Job Overview

Department Brookfield Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitleEntry Level Police Officer
Salary$59,335 to start ($67,552 after six months) Contract raises Top Step to $92,523 on 07/01/2025
Location Brookfield, CT

Job Prerequisites

Job Announcement

Brookfield Police Department, CT Police Jobs

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 7/1/21)
  • Salary: $59,335 to start ($67,552 after six months) to $86,337 (the current year-five top step salary)
  • Group Medical Insurance, Paid Vacation, Sick, Holidays, Pension Plan, 457 Plan, Uniform Allowance, Tuition Assistance.

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 west by Candlewood Lake and east by Lake Lillinonah, two of Connecticut's largest and
most scenic lakes. The town has a robust economy, a strong retail and commercial base, and a growing resident population of more than 17,000.

The Brookfield Police Department was organized on July 1, 1977, and has a current authorized strength of 36 full-time sworn officers, four 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, 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 essential in ensuring that 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. Pre-Background Polygraph
  5. Detailed Background Investigation
  6. Chief’s Interview
  7. Polygraph Examination
  8. Psychological Exam
  9. Medical Exam
  10. Drug Test

There is no additional fee beyond and CHIP fees

For information, contact Captain Matthew Donadio at

If unavailable, contact Major Peter Frengs at


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