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Become The Police Chief For A Day


The Brookline Police Department Patrol Division is offering an exciting opportunity to all 5th graders in the Town of Brookline to become the police chief for a day!


Submit an essay no more than 500 words in response to the question, “If you were police chief for a day, how would you make Brookline a safer place?” Essays must be received by April 28, 2017.


Must be in the 5th grade and attend a school in Brookline (public or private).


The winner of the essay contest will be selected by the Chief for a Day Committee to participate in an educational and fun-filled day of police activities on WEDNESDAY, MAY 17, 2017, including: being issued a uniform, ceremonial swearing in as Police Chief, participating in scenarios/activities specific to each of our 4 police divisions and attending a luncheon as the guest of honor with Brookline Police Chief Daniel O’ Leary, the Chief for a Day Committee, and your family and guests

Submit your essay to:   policechiefforadaycommittee@brooklinema.gov OR mail to: Chief for a Day Committee, Brookline Police Department, 350 Washington Street, Brookline, MA 02445   *The winner will be announced & notified on May 3rd.

Please include your name, your school name, teacher’s name, and your parents name(s) and contact information (email). Any questions can be directed to the above email. Thank you and good luck!