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Become a Police Officer

Brooklyn Park is the sixth-largest city in Minnesota with over 86,000 residents. Covering 27 square miles, Brooklyn Park is diverse in its population, housing stock and activities available. Click here to learn more about the city.

The Brooklyn Park Police Department consists of 107 licensed, full-time police officers and 52 full and part-time non-sworn staff that support the police officers. The Police Department averages approximately 61,000 calls for service per year. The following opportunities are available within our agency:

  • Patrol Officer
  • Field Training Officer
  • General Investigations
  • Juvenile Investigations
  • Violent Offender Investigations
  • Mental Health Unit
  • Crisis Negotiation Team
  • Use of Force Instructor
  • K-9 Handler
  • Mobile Field Force
  • Major Crimes Investigations
  • Narcotic Investigations
  • School Resource Officer
  • SWAT
  • Firearms Instructor

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Are you currently a full-time peace officer with another agency and interested in Brooklyn Park? Check out what we have to offer lateral officers >

Chief’s message

Warmest welcome to Brooklyn Park and thank you for your interest in our police department.

You are either interested in joining, or are currently a part of, what I believe, is the best profession there is. Law enforcement is a fulfilling and rewarding career, even on the difficult days. Brooklyn Park is a unique, diverse, and growing city, and we take pride in the service we provide our community.

At Brooklyn Park Police Department, we value employees that hold service, justice, and courage in the highest esteem. We provide our employees with the most current equipment, cutting edge training, and the best support to keep our officers healthy and well. If this interests you, come join our team.