Brodhead Police Department

                             CONSIDER A PROFESSION LIKE NO OTHERS.
                              NOW HIRING FULL-TIME POLICE OFFICER

We are seeking individuals who want to a be a positive force in and serve our community with P.R.I.D.E. Females and minorities are encouraged to apply. Special emphasis is being placed on recruitment for lateral transfer opportunities with a higher starting wage and vacation benefits being offered. The City of Brodhead is located in Green and Rock counties, with a population of 3,300. Located within 30 to 45 minutes of Rockford, Monroe, Madison, Janesville, and Beloit. Learn more about our Police Department and 9-1-1 Public Safety Dispatch Center by visiting our website.

We use community and problem orientated policing concepts, justly enforce laws, conduct preventive patrols, respond to calls for service, investigate activities and gather evidence, as well as, complete appropriate paperwork and perform other duties as assigned. When directed, assist in the Brodhead Police 9-1-1 Public Safety Dispatch Center. Position description available upon request.

$45,510.40 - $53,996.80 per year, dependent on qualifications

Clothing Allowance
Deferred Compensation
Health Insurance
Life Insurance
Longevity Pay
Paid Holidays: 10
Sick Leave
Wisconsin Retirement Fund
Special assignment incentive pay
Senior Officer incentive pay
Officers are represented by Wisconsin Professional Police Association

Ability to handle several tasks simultaneously.
Ability to perform essential functions of this position.
Ability to possess a firearm.
Ability to use all standard law enforcement equipment.
Able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.
Clear and concise speech.
Driver's license.
Good driving record.
Good physical condition.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Knowledge and skills in operating computer systems
No domestic abuse convictions
No felony convictions
React quickly and effectively to stressful situations.
U.S. citizen
Vision correctable to 20/20
Minimum Age: 21
Residency within 28 air miles of the City limits.

Must be certifiable or certified as a law enforcement officer by the Wisconsin Law Enforcement Board (LESB) OR eligible for LESB law enforcement reciprocity.

Associate's degree

Background Check
Drug Screening
Medical Examination
Oral Interviews
Physical Fitness/Agility Screening
Psychological Examination
Vision Examination
Written Exam

May 17, 2021 at 4:00 PM
DJ-LE-330, Resume, must use the DL-LE-330 with a revision date of 05/2017 and DO NOT complete essay questions in Section 6.
Late, facsimile, electronically signed or unsigned applications will not be accepted.

Chris P. Hughes
Chief of Police
Brodhead Police Department
1004 W. Exchange Street
Brodhead, WI 53520
Phone: (608) 897-2112

Affirmative Action (AA)
American Disability Act (ADA)
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

                                             WELCOME !

Brodhead Police Station 
       On behalf of the members of the Brodhead Police Department, it is my privilege to welcome you to our website.  You'll soon discover our community with its friendly people, access to an array of natural resources and its dedicated police department, makes Brodhead a great place in which to live, prosper and enjoy.  

       The members of the Brodhead Police Department are dedicated to establishing and developing strong community partnerships, as well as, providing professional service to all in our community.  We are an organization that seeks to enhance the quality of life of our community by actively seeking opportunities to work with our community partners in fighting crime and solving identified problems. Furthermore, we seek to prevent crime, reduce the fear of crime and improve the quality of life in our neighborhoods through proactive programming. 

       This website affords us an excellent opportunity to further open the lines of communications and strengthen our partnerships. I would therefore ask you take a few minutes to view the pages within our site. Our website is meant to provide you an opportunity to learn about the department, increase your level of involvement with us, and share in determining the department's priorities.  As always, feel free to send us your feedback. 

       Thank you for your interest in the Brodhead Police Department, where we are dedicated to keeping our community safe through partnership and professional service. 

Yours In Humble Service,


Chris P. Hughes
Chief of Police               


At the October 18th, 2016 City Council meeting, the police department received approval to start
fundraising for a dual purpose K9.  To see the full press release by Chief Chris Hughes click here.

If you are interested in making a donation, you can stop by the Brodhead Sugar River Bank, the
Brodhead Police Department or send it to us via  PayPal logo.

We also have plush K9 dogs, coffee mugs, yard signs and T-shirts available for purchase. 
You can click here for the order form. 

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