The presence of a dedicated, well-trained police force is imperative for keeping our residents safe. Brentwood Borough will join seven peer municipalities by participating in a joint officer qualification test. Interested individuals must complete the attached application and return via mail or hand delivery with a $50 fee to the South Hills Area Council of Governments offices at 2600 Old Greentree Road, Carnegie, PA 15106. Applications will be processed through July 25th at 5PM. Both a physical agility and written knowledge test will be administered on August 12th at 1PM at the Castile Shannon Volunteer Fire Station.


In accordance with the regulations adopted by the Borough’s Civil Service Commission, applicants must be at least 21 years of age and must have previously completed a police academy training program that meets of the criteria of Pennsylvania Act 120. Additionally, candidates are required to possess an associate’s degree, to have completed a minimum of 60 credit hours of university-level coursework, or to have previously been employed as a law enforcement officer for a minimum of two years.