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1050 W Commerce
Brownwood, Texas  76801

Chief of Police - Mike Corley

Mission Statement:  

The Brownwood Police Department strives to be a values driven organization.  Our mission is to partner with the citizens of Brownwood to provide a safe environment and enhance their quality of life through professional police practices.  We will accomplish this with PRIDE. 

Core Values - PRIDE


  • We exist to preserve human life and to prevent harm to our citizens.   
  • We will be professional in everything that we do.
  • We will constantly strive for improvement.
  • We will be a transparent organization. 


  • We treat all people with dignity and respect.
  • We recognize and respect the constitutional rights of all people. 
  • We recognize that the public has the right to be informed.
  • We will listen to our community. 


  • We value the trust the public has given us. 
  • We will ALWAYS do the right thing. 
  • We are accountable to the public we serve.
  • We are accountable to each other. 


  • We are dedicated to the community we serve.
  • We are dedicated to our police department, each other, and our families.
  • We will never be satisfied with the status quo. 
  • We will commit our individual efforts toward teamwork.
  • We are all dedicated to a strong work ethic. 


  • We are committed to quality customer service. 
  • We realize that each employee contributes to the success of BPD. 
  • We will responsibly manage our resources. 
  • We are receptive to new ideas, innovation, and change. 
  • We will work to anticipate and prevent problems. 

Vision Statement

We are partners with our community. 

The police are a part of the community and the community is a part of the police.

Notice of Police Exam

Civil Service Application    Entry Level Police Officer Study Guide

*Notice that Civil Service Application must be filled out when applying for a City of Brownwood Police Officer or Fire Fighter position.  Applications are only accepted after a Notice of Exam has been posted.

  Physical Agility Test
This is an hourly position that works in the “Patrol Division”. Due to the “Meet and Confer” agreement between the Brownwood Municipal Police Association and the City of Brownwood, this position shall have a work period of fourteen (14) days and the City will pay overtime for hours worked in excess of eighty-four (84) hours during a 14 day work period of regularly established City pay period. This person performs routine patrol, either by motor vehicle or on foot, of business and residential areas within the City of Brownwood; usually assigned to a specific district during tour of duty. Responsibility of employees in this classification is to control traffic and to enforce all traffic laws, to prevent vandalism and damage to property, and to protect human life. Specific and general work assignments are received from superior officers and the employee works independently using personal discretion and judgment in meeting any eventuality which might arise.


Police Officer – 10 plus years: 10 + years – licensed/certified with 10 or more years of full time employment as a Police Officer $3,729.00 per month / $20.49 per hour

Police Officer - 6 to 10 years: 6 or more, but less than 10 years’ experience – licensed/certified with 6 to 10 years of full time employment as a Police Officer $3,597.00 per month / $19.76 per hour

Police Officer – 3 to 6 years: 3 or more, but less than 6 years’ experience – licensed/certified with 3 to 6 years of full time employment as a Police Officer $3,496.00 per month / $19.21 per hour

Police Officer – 1 to 3 years: 1 or more, but less than 3 years’ experience – licensed/certified with 1 to 3 years of full time employment as a Police Officer $3,373.00 per month / $18.53 per hour

Police Officer/Rookie: 0 to less than 1 year experience – licensed/certified with less than 1 year of full time employment as a Police Officer $3,090.00 per month / $16.98 per hour