Mission Statement


The Brainerd Police Department exists to protect and serve the public through diligent law enforcement, compassionate service, and a team approach to problem solving.

Core Values

  • Integrity: Personal and organizational integrity are the foundations of our department and profession.
  • People: We recognize the inherent dignity of each citizen and employee, and treat them accordingly.
  • Creativity: We value ingenuity and creative thought in solving problems and addressing community concerns.


The future of the Brainerd Police Department is bright. We will continue to hire, train, and equip the best police officers and support staff we can find. In doing so we will tackle the challenges of a new century and a constantly changing community.