For all law enforcement positions, submit the following documents only:
Send to: Careers@Brookhavenga.gov
About us and frequently asked questions:
The city of Brookhaven is a newly incorporated city of approximately 49,000 residents located in metropolitan Atlanta, in northern DeKalb County. The city was incorporated in December 2012 and is beginning to establish its Police department. The agency will employ approximately 50 sworn officers and is led by Chief Gary Yandura.
The agency will employ lieutenants, sergeants, police officers/Investigators, crime scene technicians and property/records’ clerks. The city is currently contracting police services with DeKalb County Police and anticipates taking over full police services within the city in late summer 2013.
The Police Department will employ 12-hour shifts for patrol personnel with a standard 2/2/3 rotation.
What are the qualifications needed?
For all sworn law enforcement positions, the details are described in the job descriptions above. In general, the candidate must have at least three years of prior sworn law enforcement experience in a full-service law enforcement agency and be Georgia POST certified. Brookhaven is not accepting out of state certifications at this time.
Do you provide take home cars?
Yes, take home vehicles are assigned as available for officers who live within a 30-mile limit. There are restrictions on usage and mileage.
What are your benefits?
The city provides a robust compensation and recruitment package. In general, health, life, accidental death, and disability insurance are offered at competitive rates. Compensation is commensurate with experience and education.
Do you provide all equipment?
Yes, as a new Police Department, all equipment is new and state-of-the-art. All uniforms and gear are provided, excluding footwear.
Did you receive my resume and cover letter?
The city receives hundreds of resumes per week, making it is difficult to respond to all requests to confirm receipt. If you chose, you can also mail a copy of your resume and cover letter to:
City of Brookhaven
200 Ashford Center North, Suite 150
Dunwoody, GA 30338
What is the background investigation process?
The Brookhaven Police Department is committed to recruiting and hiring the most qualified officers available to serve the residents of Brookhaven. All candidates selected for further consideration will be subjected to an intense background investigation. This includes, interviews, criminal history checks, driving records, past employment checks, POST file review, reference and neighborhood checks, polygraph, psychological assessment, drug screening, and medical examination.