Contact the Bethel Police Department
We, of the Bethel Police Department, are committed to work in partnership with our community, to safeguard life and property while ensuring the rights of all people, and thereby enhancing the quality of life for our citizens.
Integrity: We will strive to uphold public trust by being honest, competent, and consistent in our beliefs and actions. We will hold ourselves accountable to the highest standards of professionalism through moral and ethical conduct.
Loyalty: Members of this organization shall remain dedicated to the accomplishment of the mission and are willing to support one another in pursuit of personal and professional excellence.
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Chief of Police
Chief Chad R. Essert
On behalf of the Bethel Police Department, I would like to welcome you to our website and take this opportunity to introduce you to our organization.
The Bethel Police Department is a highly professional organization, committed to achieving excellence in all we do. Our mission is to enhance the overall quality of life, reduce the fear of crime, and ensure a peaceful, safe environment for all members and visitors to our community. Our strategy to achieve our mission includes collaborating with community members to identify and creatively solve problems.
Our success at fulfilling this mission can be attributed largely to the remarkably dedicated staff comprising our department. We are committed to hiring only the very best and are proud that the men and women of the Bethel Police Department.
As an organization and as individuals, we are continuously seeking ways to improve our ability to serve the community. I hold not only the officers, but myself to the highest level of professionalism. At any time, you feel we have fallen short of these standards, I ask you reach out to me directly.
I hope you find our webpage to be helpful and informative. Again, feel free to reach out with any questions, comments, or issues at email@example.com
Chad R. Essert
Chief of Police
Sgt. Mark Planck
Cpl Rick Brees
Ofc Charles Brown
Ofc. Josh Ginn
Ofc Rick Haas
Ofc Mike Hooven
The Bethel Police Department is always accepting applications for part-time officers. Part-time officers are required to cover at least twelve (12) hours per week. Pay is based on experience. Any full-time positions will be posted on this site.
Our hiring process is the same regardless of part-time or full-time:
- All applicable forms (see below) needs to be filled out and originals must be dropped off or mailed to the Police department (email and/or faxed will not be accepted)
- Thorough background
- Oral Interview board
- Drug screening
- Medical (full-time only)
- Interview with Chief of Police
Currently, we do not have any full-time positions available.