Deputy Chief Mark Bruley has been with the Brooklyn Park Police Department since 1995. He has served in numerous positions prior to being promoted to a precinct commander. Some of the positions he has held include patrol officer, SWAT officer, under cover narcotics investigator, patrol sergeant, patrol lieutenant and training lieutenant. Deputy Chief Bruley has extensive training in use of force and has been teaching police tactics for nearly 16 years. In 1994 he received his Associate of Liberal Arts Degree from Lakewood Community College and in 2015, he obtained his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice from Capella University.