Princeton - Entry Level Police Officer

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Department Princeton Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Certified
Job TitleEntry Level Police Officer
Registration Fee$25.00
Location Princeton, NJ
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Princeton Police Department, NJ Public Safety Jobs

 PRINCETON POLICE DEPARTMENT
IS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR

POLICE OFFICERS

 

GENERAL DUTIES

The Princeton Police Department is looking for candidates who are intelligent, possess good writing skills, good verbal communication skills, like to work with people to solve community problems, are self-starters, and are self-assured, positive thinking persons.  

ABOUT PRINCETON POLICE DEPARTMENT

The Princeton Police Department was formed on January 1, 2013, when the Borough of Princeton and the Township of Princeton consolidated forming one Princeton.  The consolidation of the Princeton’s also included the former Borough and Township Police Departments merging into one Police Department, The Princeton Police Department.  The Princeton Police Department has a very diverse compliment of highly qualified officers, many of whom have earned bachelors and master’s degrees.

The Princeton Police Department is organized by the separation of three Divisions: Operations, Investigative and Support Services.  Within these divisions are the Patrol Bureau, Detective Bureau, Traffic Bureau, K9 Bureau, Records Bureau and Safe Neighborhood Bureau.  The Department has identified itself as a service oriented police department and participates in many community functions to include Community Night Out and the Youth Police Academy.

Princeton is a historic town situated in central New Jersey midway between Philadelphia and New York City.  Settled in the 1690’s, Princeton is known for its natural beauty and accessibility to metropolitan centers.  Princeton is a college town and is the home of Princeton University, Rider University-Westminster Choir College Campus, and the Princeton Theological Seminary.

Princeton has a diverse residential population of approximately 30,000 residents housed within its 18.1 square miles.  The hub of Princeton is its bustling central business district featuring many fine shops, restaurants, and coffee shops.  Residents are enriched by the many cultural activities that occur on the Princeton University campus and at McCarter Theater.  Princeton University also hosts many NCAA Division I athletic events throughout the year.

For more information on the Princeton Police Department, please visit www.princetonnj.gov/departments/police-department, on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/princetonnjpolice and on Twitter at @princetonpolice

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Between 18 and 35 years of age
  • Citizen of the United States
  • New Jersey resident at the time of appointment
  • Possess a valid New Jersey driver’s license at the time of appointment
  • Possess an Associate’s Degree, 60 college credits or 4 years of active military service
  • Vision no more than 20/100 in each eye, corrected to 20/20 in each eye
  • Normal hearing in both ears
  • Good physical condition
  • Good moral character
  • Able to swim
  • Able to distinguish colors

HIRING PROCESS

This is a rolling application process that will be open until further notice.  Once your application is received, it will be reviewed and you may be contacted for an initial screening interview.  If you successfully pass the screening interview, you will be invited to participate in the physical fitness test.  The physical fitness test will consist of a 1.5 mile run in 14:40 minutes or less, 31 pushups in one minute and 34 sit-ups in one minute. 


Jobs close at 11:59 PM (Eastern) on the deadline date specified, or when the position capacity has been met, or unless otherwise specified in the announcement. If the deadline date is not specified in the announcement, the agency has sole discretion on setting the deadline and jobs may close without notice. It is the applicant's responsibility to thoroughly read and understand the deadline requirements and capacity limits as outlined by the agency.

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