Police Officer Jobs in New Jersey

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Mansfield Township - Columbus, NJ
Police Officer The Mansfield Township Police Department (Burlington County) is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer....
2 days ago
Atalian Servest Group - Jersey City, NJ
Job Skills / Requirements The Security Officer/ Bike Patrol will provide superior customer service and execute the security operations at Newport Residential Management in Jersey City, NJ....
19 hours ago
Brosnan Risk - Pedricktown, NJ
Enforcement experience a plus!...
17 hours ago
South Bound Brook Boro - South Bound Brook, NJ
Police Officer South Bound Brook Police Department Accepting resumes for position of Police Officer. Applicants must be NJ PTC Basic Police Officer certified. recblid 67e7a9rswi3uuxp5i14cuyjb17cczv...
10 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....
13 days ago
Department of Defense - Moorestown, NJ
Duties Help Duties Summary You will serve as a Police Officer for the DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY~....
17 days ago
Department of Defense - Colts Neck, NJ
Duties Help Duties Summary You will serve as a Police Officer for the DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY~....
17 days ago
Department of Defense - Picatinny Arsenal, NJ
Duties Help Duties Summary You will serve as a Police Officer for the DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY~....
17 days ago
Princeton Police Department - Princeton, NJ
Princeton - Entry Level Police Officer Police Princeton Police Department - Princeton, New Jersey Nov 12, 2020 Request More Information Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2020 Salary Information Entry Level...
18 days ago
Prime Healthcare - Boonton Township, NJ
Job Information Prime Healthcare Public Safety Officer - Part Time (nights) in Boonton Township, New Jersey Performs security services, including electronic surveillance, and systematic manual Security...
26 days ago
Prime Healthcare Services Saint Clares, Llc - Dover, NJ
Job Information PRIME HEALTHCARE SERVICES - SAINT CLARES, LLC Public Safety Officer -Part Time (days) in Dover, New Jersey Public Safety Officer -Part Time (days) Facility St....
26 days ago
Rider University - Lawrenceville, NJ
Requisition Number: 21A151011 Location: Lawrenceville Position Overview: Rider University's Department of Public Safety invites applications for a Public Safety Officer....
26 days ago
City of Atlantic City - Atlantic City, NJ
The SLEO Class II may be scheduled for not more than twenty (20) hours per week to provide public safety and law enforcement services to a public entity....
26 days ago
DC Metropolitan Police Department - Newark, NJ
Police Officer candidates must successfully pass a written examination, a physical ability test, and a thorough background investigation that includes a medical examination, drug screening, psychological...
28 days ago
Mountain Lakes Police Department - Mountain Lakes, NJ
Conducts criminal investigations by gathering evidence, interviewing victims and witnesses, and interrogating suspects....
30+ days ago

Demographic Data for New Jersey

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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...

Constitutional Oriented Policing
In a profession where cases and controversies surround freedom of expression, bearing of arms, illegal search and seizure, the excessive use of force, overcrowding of jails, and the reversal of...

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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.


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 (31.0%)
  • High School or GED (26.4%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.2%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.7%)
  • Master's Degree (8.9%)
  • 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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