Police Officer – Lateral Transfer

Brooklyn Center, MN
Brooklyn Center Police Department

Salary: $66,705.60 – $98,072.00 Annually.

Essential Functions:

  • Protects life and property by performing assigned law enforcement and investigative activities.
  • Responds to emergency and non-emergency calls for service and assistance.
  • Enforces city ordinances and state and federal laws in fair and uniform manner and according to established department policies and effects arrests when circumstances dictate.
  • Responsible for traffic enforcement, control and direction. This includes motorized, non-motorized and pedestrian traffic.
  • Patrols and observes the community in order to detect and deter criminal activity and provide a sense of security and well-being to the community.
  • Prepares clear and accurate reports in accordance with department policies.
  • Prepares and executes warrants, makes recommendations for criminal complaints and presents testimony as required in court.
  • Gathers, develops, and disseminates information relevant to any law enforcement problem.
  • Reports significant law enforcement information to the police sergeant or assigned supervisor.
  • Disseminates and receives information through telecommunication devices including, but not limited to, personal computer, radio system, phone system (mobile phones, voice mail), electronic mail, mobile computer devices (MCD/MDT), and digital recorders.
  • Performs other assigned and self-initiated law enforcement and service tasks, all under the general supervision of the police sergeant or assigned supervisor.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or apparent.


  • Must have a valid Minnesota Peace Officer License or be eligible to be licensed in the State of Minnesota.
  • Must have a valid Minnesota driver’s license or ability to obtain within 60 days of appointment.
  • Must be eligible to carry a firearm in the State of Minnesota.