Plainsboro Township Police Department
Police Officer

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Position Title: Police Officer
Concentration: Law Enforcement
Level of Entry: Entry Level

Hiring Agency

Agency: Plainsboro Township Police Department
Address: 641 Plainsboro Rd
City: Plainsboro
State: NJ    Zipcode: 08536
Contact: Ellen Shinn
Phone: 609-799-2333
Fax: 609-799-5400
Email Address:

Descriptive Tasks/Responsibilities for Position

Applications may be completed and submitted online at:

Or printed and mailed to: Township of Plainsboro
Attn: Ellen Shinn, Director of Human Resources
641 Plainsboro Road
Plainsboro, NJ 08536

Or emailed to:

****No applications will be accepted in person at the Police Department****


Applicants shall provide the following documents at the time of application:
- Resume
- Proof of graduation from NJ PTC approved Police Academy
- Proof of education/military requirements as listed below
- Copy of NJ Driver’s License

- Applicants must be a U.S. citizen and a resident of New Jersey, 21 years of age, must not reach age 35 prior to date of hire, and must have a valid New Jersey driver’s license.

- Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree, or have completed 60 college credits plus two years verifiable employment, or 30 college credits plus two years active duty military service with honorable discharge.

- Applicants are required to pass oral boards, extensive background investigation, medical and psychological examinations, and drug test prior to appointment.

Application Period

Application Period Begins: 11/18/2021

Application Period Ends: 12/31/2021

Number Positions to be Filled: 1

Yearly Salary: $61,949.00 to $116,554.00
(Some agencies may post only their standard hourly rate)

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