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The Brunswick Police Department needs mature, self-disciplined, and highly motivated people who are committed to the ever expanding and rewarding field of law enforcement.  

Our department accepts applications for patrol officers candidates who are already certified in the state of Georgia year-round.  Non-certified applicants who qualify for a partial Hope Grant through the State of Georgia will be considered for employment.  (Those interested in additional information on this grant should contact Claire Pimentel at Savannah Technical College, Savannah, Georgia (19 week Pre-Service Program) at 912-443-5191.)     


For more information on joining our team of dedicated professionals, please feel free to contact our Recruiting Officer, Ofc. Kevin Echols, at 912-267-5515 or via e-mail.  Also, be sure to visit DiscoverPolicing.org to learn more about careers in law enforcement!

Download the BPD Application Packet here.  Please read Important Application Information before submitting your application.  (Reminder: Applications are only accepted from candidates who are already certified in the State of Georgia.)

For information on police academies in this area, please read Police Academy Information.


Officer Kevin Echols









To be considered for employment as a Police Officer you must:
Be at least twenty (21) years of age, unless waived by the Chief of Police
Be a U.S. citizen
Live within a one hour drive of the city limits of Brunswick
Possess a high school diploma or equivalent
Possess a valid driver's license
Have no record of conviction of a felony or a sufficient number of misdemeanors to show a pattern of disregard for the law
Have no misdemeanor convictions involving sexual misconduct or resistance to law enforcement or domestic violence
Complete and submit a written application to the Director of Human Resources and sign a waiver for personal inquiry
You will also be required to pass:  
A written exam
A drug screen
A medical exam
A C.V.S.A. exam
A psychological exam
A physical efficiency exam
An extensive background check
The Brunswick Police Department offers the following benefits to officers: 
 Uniforms, firearms and equipment
Competitive promotional exam
Professional training
Rotating days off
Field Training Officer positions for qualified officers
Specialized units (Drug Squad, K-9, Bike Patrol, Traffic Enforcement, Criminal Investigation Division (CID), SWAT)
As an employer, the City of Brunswick provides exceptional career opportunities and compensation:
Competitive salary
Full benefits package, Health, Life & Disability
10 Holidays per year
Comprehensive health insurance available which includes Well Care, Prescription Drug Plan, and Preferred Provider Organization (PPO)
City of Brunswick retirement plan
Accrued sick leave: 12 paid sick days per year
Employer paid Life/Accidental Death Plan
Deferred compensation plan
Paid vacation: 12 paid vacation days per year, 18 days after 10 years of service
Extensive training opportunities
Employee assistance program
Credit Union membership