Police Officer Jobs in Plainfield, NJ

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San Antonio Police Department - Newark, NJ (15 miles from Plainfield, NJ)
Police Officer San Antonio Police Department Newark, NJ Full Time Apply on company site Job Details The rendering of basic community police services to include the reduction of the incidence of crime...
3 days ago
US Army - Picatinny Arsenal, NJ (20 miles from Plainfield, NJ)
Creditable specialized experience may have been gained in work on a police force; through service as a military police officer; in work providing visitor protection and law enforcement in parks, forests...
5 days ago
Army Installation Management Command - Picatinny Arsenal, NJ (20 miles from Plainfield, NJ)
Creditable specialized experience may have been gained in work on a police force; through service as a military police officer; in work providing visitor protection and law enforcement in parks, forests...
8 days ago
Seton Hall University - South Orange, NJ (12 miles from Plainfield, NJ)
The Public Safety officers primary purpose is to protect life and property....
28 days ago
Town of Greece Police Department (NY) - New York, NY (24 miles from Plainfield, NJ)
Certified as a Police Officer by the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services....
30+ days ago
Atalian Servest Group - Jersey City, NJ (19 miles from Plainfield, NJ)
we operate, we at Spartan work tirelessly to ensure the ultimate safety of all whom we serve, keeping true to our goal: Many Purposes, One Focus Job Skills / Requirements The Security Officer/ Bike Patrol...
45+ days ago
StuyTown Property Services - New York, NY (24 miles from Plainfield, NJ)
We are looking for someone to help execute our mission in the role of Part-Time Patrol Officer, Public Safety....
60+ days ago
StuyTown Property Services - New York, NY (24 miles from Plainfield, NJ)
We are looking for someone to help execute our mission in the role of Patrol Officer, Public Safety....
60+ days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Jersey City, NJ (19 miles from Plainfield, NJ)
If you're interested in a career as a Border Patrol Agent, keep reading!...
30+ days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Elizabeth, NJ (13 miles from Plainfield, NJ)
If you're interested in a career as a Border Patrol Agent, keep reading!...
30+ days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Newark, NJ (15 miles from Plainfield, NJ)
If you're interested in a career as a Border Patrol Agent, keep reading!...
30+ days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - New York, NY (24 miles from Plainfield, NJ)
If you're interested in a career as a Border Patrol Agent, keep reading!...
30+ days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Edison, NJ (7 miles from Plainfield, NJ)
If you're interested in a career as a Border Patrol Agent, keep reading!...
30+ days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Paterson, NJ (24 miles from Plainfield, NJ)
If you're interested in a career as a Border Patrol Agent, keep reading!...
30+ days ago
Union County College - Cranford, NJ (6 miles from Plainfield, NJ)
Public Safety Officer Campus All Department Public Safety Full-time, Part-time, Adjunct Part Time Exempt or Non-Exempt Non-Exempt Regular,Temporary, or Grant Regular General Description Provides for...
60+ days ago

Demographic Data for Plainfield, NJ

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Police Officer Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Understanding and Managing the Stresses of Police Work
Policing has always been psychological challenging. On any given shift police officers may encounter a range of psychological challenges including domestic violence, interacting with people...

Policing and Protest in Manchester: The Moss Side Riots
Understand what civil unrest tells us about our communities

The recent Black Lives Matter protests and riots across the world following the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis have...


Basic Community Policing
This five-part course is designed to introduce tribal police officers to common issues in Indian Country and to the basic principles of community policing. The course introduces the social...

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Salary for Police Officer Jobs in Plainfield, NJ

This is the average annual salary for Police Officer jobs in Plainfield, NJ as reported by the BLS.

$67,711

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Police Officers in Plainfield, NJ offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.5%)
  • High School or GED (24.7%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.5%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (12.3%)
  • Master's Degree (9.4%)
  • Some College (3.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree (1.4%)
  • Some High School (0.9%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Police Officers in Plainfield, NJ
  • None (45.2%)
  • Less than 1 year (30.7%)
  • 2-4 years (12.7%)
  • 4-6 years (6.6%)
  • 1-2 years (4.8%)

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