The Town of Brookline hires police officers and firefighters through the Massachusetts Civil Service System, administered by the Massachusetts Human Resources Division. The Town of Brookline uses the residency preference system for police officer and firefighter positions, giving preference to candidates who reside in Brookline for 1 year prior to the date of the civil service exam. Please see our recruitment page for more information.
The Town of Brookline recognizes and values diversity as a vital characteristic of the town. Brookline celebrates the diversity of the community it serves and the individuals it employs, embracing the differences in race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, gender, age, handicap, gender identity, sexual orientation, and military background.
This is the official webpage of the Brookline, Massachusetts Police Department. This website and our social media pages are not monitored 24/7. Please do not use the website or social media to report crimes or emergencies.