Contact Info

  • phone201-631-3355
  • Jersey City Police Department Recruitment Unit
    Detective Yolanda Bobo
    410 U.S. Highway 1, Marion Gardens Building #8
    Jersey City, NJ 07306
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Join the Jersey City Police Department!

police graduation phtotThe Jersey City Police Department offers a career of a lifetime. We are looking to hire highly motivated individuals who want a rewarding career in the field of law enforcement.

As the second largest city in the state, Jersey City is considered one of the most diverse municipalities in the country - and our police force reflects that diversity. Join us!

  • Apply and pass the NJ Civil Service Entry Level Examination
  • Be a Jersey City resident
  • Be not less than 18 nor more than 35 years of age
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Must have graduated from high school or vocational high school or possess an approved high school equivalent certificate
  • Possess a valid driver's license in the state of NJ
  • Pass a background check, medical examination, drug screening and psychological examination

For more information and to find out when the next Civil Service test announcement will be, please contact the Jersey City Recruitment Office at 201-631-3355 or email us at [email protected]

Please view or download the Jersey City Police Department Recruitment Plan HERE.
To view or download our Recruitment Brochure, click HERE.