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Brookhaven Borough Police Chief – Job Posting (deadline May 28, 2021)


BROOKHAVEN BOROUGH located in Delaware County, Pennsylvania seeks a highly qualified, self-motivated, goal-oriented Police Chief to lead a staff of 7 full-time & 10 part-time sworn officers, which serves approximately 8,300 citizens covering 1.7 square miles.  Borough Council is comprised of 7-members where the Chief reports to the Mayor.  The Chief plans, organizes, supervises all functions of the Police Department to include patrol and investigations; the Chief is the department’s spokesperson.  The Chief must be community-focused and have the leadership, management, excellent written, verbal, interpersonal & organizational skills to maintain & advance the department’s standing as a progressive, professional, and innovative police agency.  Candidate must possess utmost integrity & honesty with the ability to make policy recommendations, oversee departmental planning, administration of all activities, grants and a 1.7-million-dollar budget.  A bachelor’s degree is preferred and applicants must have completed a state or nationally recognized management or leadership program of study in law enforcement, have a demonstrated executive potential with at least 15 years of law enforcement experience, a minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible police management/command experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The candidate must be certified by MPOETC and possess a current Act 120 certification or ability to obtain within 6 months.  Civil Service, union experience and ability to live within relative proximity to Borough a plus.  Salary is to be determined and the borough offers an excellent benefit package.  Deadline for applications is May 28, 2021. Applicants should send cover letter and resume, including salary history/expectations and references to Humanresources@Brookhavenboro.com.  Brookhaven is EOE.

Municipal Office

2 Cambridge Rd
Brookhaven, PA 19015
Phone: (610) 874-2557
Fax: (610) 874-2612
Office Hours: Monday Thru Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm

Fire Department

2 Cambridge Road
Suite 52
Brookhaven, PA 19015
Emergency Phone: 911
Non-Emergency Phone: (610) 872-8093

Police Department

2 Cambridge Road
Brookhaven, PA 19015
Emergency Phone: 911
Non-Emergency Phone: (610) 876-6142
Police Tip Line: (610) 876-6142, Ext:32
Fax : (610) 874-2066

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