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Employment and Training
The Brookfield Police Department is composed of 18 members; eleven sworn Police Officers, five Communications Officers, one Animal Control Officer and the Department’s Administrative Assistant.

To qualify for a position with the Police Department, an applicant must meet the following criteria.
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Must be a United States Citizen
  • Must live within 50 miles of the city limits of Brookfield, MO by the end of 6 month probationary period
  • Must have high school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Must hold a current Missouri Peace Officers License (Police Officer position only)
  • Must have at least 20/40 uncorrected vision or corrected to 20/20 with normal color vision
  • Must have valid Missouri driver license
  • Must have been honorably discharged from the United States Armed Forces, if applicable
  • May not have felony convictions or misdemeanor convictions directly resulting from felony charges
  • May not have excessive city ordinance or misdemeanor violation convictions or outstanding warrants
  • May not have ever been convicted of domestic violence or an assault in connection with a domestic situation
  • May not have an excessive traffic conviction history
  • Must be drug free with no past pattern of drug abuse and pass drug screening test

Starting Salary for police officer as of 10/01/2018; $15.01 per hour, increasing to $15.83 per hour after successful completion of six month probationary period.

For a list of current openings refer to the job posting page

All department positions include the following benefits:

LAGERS retirement system 100% Department paid
Medical insurance; 100% Department paid
Dental insurance; 100% Department paid
Paid overtime 



City of Brookfield • 116 West Brooks St. • Brookfield, MO 64628 • (660) 258-3377 •
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