Entry salary would be based upon full years of applicable law enforcement or corrections service. Contact Broomfield's Human Resources Department at 303.438.6320 or the Broomfield Training Division at 720.887.2086 for lateral officer salary information. The Chief of Police makes all final decisions as to the salary for laterals. If you have previous police officer-detention experience and have applied for a police officer-patrol position, your experience in detention would not justify an increase in salary. If you have previous police officer-patrol experience and have applied for a police officer-detention position, this would not justify an increase in salary.