Police Officer Jobs in New Jersey

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San Antonio Police Department - Newark, 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...
1 day ago
US Army - Picatinny Arsenal, 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...
3 days ago
Army Installation Management Command - Picatinny Arsenal, 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...
6 days ago
Rowan University - Glassboro, NJ
Special Qualifications: Candidates must pass a NJ State Police background investigation, psychological test, and medical exam administered by the appointing authority (Rowan University) to determine...
12 days ago
Hammonton Police Department - Hammonton, NJ
Level Police Officers Positions....
18 days ago
Seton Hall University - South Orange, NJ
The Public Safety officers primary purpose is to protect life and property....
26 days ago
University of Wisconsin - Toms River, NJ
Police Officers must be capable of providing a full range of law enforcement services....
30+ days ago
Rowan College Of South Jersey - Mantua, NJ
Minimum Qualifications * Current or former police officer with at least ten (10) years experience* Must possess a Police Training Commission (PTC) instructor Certification, or must be eligible to obtain...
30+ days ago
Rowan College At Burlington County - Pemberton, NJ
The Public Safety Officer Level II patrols is assigned areas of the campus to include but not limited to offices, buildings and/or parking areas and reports via telephone or radio....
30+ days ago
Pennington Borough Police Department - Pennington, NJ
Academy Graduate: $32486 annual Top Pay: $75201 annual Job Description THE PENNINGTON POLICE DEPARTMENT IS CURRENTLY SEEKING RESUMES FOR THE POSITION OF FULL TIME POLICE OFFICER....
45+ days ago
Rider University - Lawrenceville, NJ
Requisition Number 21A151006 Position Title Public Safety Officer Position Description Rider Universitys Department of Public Safety invites applications for a Public Safety Officer....
45+ days ago
Rider University - Princeton, NJ
Rider Universitys Department of Public Safety invites applications for a part-time Public Safety Officer....
45+ days ago
City of Atlantic City - Atlantic City, NJ
DEFINITION: Under close supervision, performs routine, repetitive clerical work involving the processing of documents in a variety of functions; does other related duties as required....
45+ days ago
Atalian Servest Group - Jersey City, 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
City of Atlantic City - Atlantic City, NJ
Under close supervision, performs routine, repetitive clerical work involving the processing of documents in a variety of functions; does other related duties as required. NOTE: Incumbents may be...
60+ days ago

Demographic Data for New Jersey

Moving to New Jersey? Find some basic demographic data about New Jersey below.


8,791,894
231,213

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Salary for Police Officer Jobs in New Jersey

This is the average annual salary for Police Officer jobs in New Jersey as reported by the BLS.

$71,162

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Police Officer positions.

Highest Education Level

Police Officers in New Jersey 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 New Jersey
  • 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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