Police Officer Jobs in New Jersey

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Borough of Penns Grove - Penns Grove, NJ
; Pass a medical and psychological examination; Pass an extensive background investigation to include drug screening....
16 hours ago
Borough of Penns Grove - Penns Grove, NJ
SPECIAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER CLASS II BOROUGH OF PENNS GROVE (SALEM COUNTY) The Borough of Penns Grove Police Department is accepting applications for the position of part-time Special Law Enforcement...
16 hours ago
CRESSKILL POLICE DEPARTMENT - Cresskill, NJ
CRESSKILL POLICE DEPARTMENT NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR POLICE OFFICER Hiring 1-3 Police Officers!...
3 days ago
Ho-Ho-Kus Police Department - Ho Ho Kus, NJ
in law enforcement or a related field....
4 days ago
Cresskill Police Department - Cresskill, NJ
Job Description CRESSKILL POLICE DEPARTMENT NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR POLICE OFFICER Hiring 1-3 Police Officers!...
6 days ago
Oradell Police Department - Oradell, NJ
It is preferred that applicants possess NJ PTC Certification for Basic Course for Police Officers or be currently enrolled in a NJ PTC Basic Course for Police Officers. Class 2 waivers may apply....
6 days ago
Fairleigh Dickinson University - Teaneck, NJ
A minimum of three years public safety experience preferred....
8 days ago
Raritan Borough Police Department - Raritan, NJ
A New Jersey Police Training Commission Basic Course for Police Officers Certification or Special Law Enforcement Officer Class II Certification is required....
9 days ago
Rowan University - Stratford, NJ
Must pass NJ State Police background investigation and psychological test, High school Diploma, be a US Citizen, and have a valid driver's license....
9 days ago
Camden County College - Camden, NJ
Their duties include, but are not limited to crime prevention, protection of life and property, traffic control, investigation, enforcement of college policies and other duties as assigned....
11 days ago
Summit Police Department - Summit, NJ
Possess the ability to perform all the tasks and duties of a Police Officer; Pass a medical and psychological examination; Pass an extensive background investigation to include drug screening; Must...
13 days ago
Delaware River Bay Authority - Cape May, NJ
The Delaware River and Bay Authority Police Department has a specific selection process for the position of non-certified police officer....
19 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...
19 days ago
Egg Harbor Township Police Department - Egg Harbor Township, NJ
The Egg Harbor Township Police Department is accepting applications for the position of part-time Special Law Enforcement Officer (SLEO) Class II....
19 days ago
Prime Healthcare - Dover, NJ
Responsibilities Performs security services, including electronic surveillance, and systematic manual Security Officers rounds. Coordinates facility response to various potential problems for...
27 days ago

Demographic Data for New Jersey

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


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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...

Community Policing - Course
Community Policing from an American Indian perspective. This course offers a great overview of how Native communities can benefit from the management philosophy of Community Policing. Community...

Officer Wellness - Course
The mental health of law enforcement officers is a critical issue. Those involved in law enforcement, and their families, are subjected to stressors unlike any other group in the U.S. This course...

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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 (31.9%)
  • High School or GED (25.4%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.4%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.5%)
  • Master's Degree (9.1%)
  • Some College (3.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree (1.3%)
  • Some High School (1.0%)

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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