Cape May - Police Officer

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Job Overview

Department Cape May Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitlePolice Officer
Salary$43,562.50 - $112,506.26
Registration Fee$60.00
Location Cape May, NJ

Job Announcement

Cape May Police Department, NJ Public Safety Jobs



(BCPO Certification or Class 2 Certification Required to Apply)


Openings are for Entry Level Police Officers Positions.

We cannot accept NJ DOC Applicants / Correctional Police Officer certifications.

Applicants Must Possess a NJ PTC Basic Course for Police Officer Certification, be enrolled in a BCPO Alternate Route Program, or possess a Valid Class 2 Certificate.   Applicants must possess the certification from a New Jersey Police Academy.

Cape May Police Department is currently seeking to hire dedicated and determined individuals for a full-time Police Officer position, who currently possess a New Jersey PTC Basic Course for Police Officer Certification, be enrolled in a BCPO Alternate Route Program, or possess a valid Class 2 Certificate.  Applicants must possess the certification from a New Jersey Police Academy.  

Applicants will be subject to a thorough background investigation. Candidates must also submit to and pass both a medical evaluation, a psychological evaluation, and a physical fitness test as a condition of employment.

To learn more please complete and submit your application online at

Additional questions may be sent to Lt. Joseph Walker at: or call at 609-884-9572.


  • Cape May Police Department handles calls for Cape May City, West Cape May and Cape May Point.
  • The Cape May Police Department responds to approximately 18,000 calls per year.
  • Cape May is a city at the southern tip of Cape May Peninsula with approximately 5,000+ residents.
  • In the summer months, Cape May's population area is expanded by as many as 40,000 to 50,000 visitors a day/seasonally.
  • We are an energetic and diverse police department, with vast capabilities serving our visitors and residents with respect, honor, and transparency.  



  • Application Review
  • Physical Fitness Exam
  • Background Investigation
  • Oral Interview
  • Conditional Offer of Employment
  • Drug screening
  • Medical Testing / Psychological Exam
  • Police Academy completion / verification of PTC certification


The Cape May Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


Chief Dekon Fashaw Sr.

Cape May Police Department

Main Station 609-884-9500

Desk 609-884-9528 /

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