Wyckoff - Police Officer

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Department Wyckoff Police Department
Job TitlePolice Officer
Registration Fee$50.00
Location Wyckoff, NJ

Job Announcement

Wyckoff Police Department, NJ Police Jobs

Job Announcement


The Wyckoff Police Department is an accredited law enforcement agency. We are looking for intelligent candidates who possess good writing and verbal communication skills, like working with people to solve community problems, are self-starters, and are self-assured, positive-thinking people. 


  • Be a citizen of the United States and the State of New Jersey.
  • Be physically and mentally sound and emotionally stable and possess the necessary ability to understand and obey orders and to perform the duties required of the Police Department.
  • Be able to read, write, and speak the English language well and intelligently and:
    • Graduated from a senior high school or vocational high school, evidenced by a high school diploma or possession of an approved high school equivalent certificate; and
    • Possess a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, or possess an associate’s degree or at least 60 college credits from an accredited college or university plus at least twenty-four (24) months of military experience or satisfactory employment as a full-time law enforcement officer (preferred); or
    • Possess an associate’s degree or at least 60 college credits from an accredited college or university plus at least twenty-four (24) months of satisfactory employment in a law enforcement-related field.
  • Be of good moral character.
  • Be at least 21 and at most 35 years of age at the time of appointment.
  • Possess a Police Training Commission (hereinafter “Commission” or “PTC”) PTC Basic Course for Police Officers (hereinafter “BCPO”) certification or PTC BCPO certification eligible depending on recruiting goals (current PTC BCPO certificate holders, Alternate Route graduates, and Class II Special Law Enforcement waiver eligible graduates) or currently enrolled in a New Jersey PTC Basic Course for Police Officers.



Candidates who successfully pass a written entry-level test administered by the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police will be subject to a physical fitness test, a medical exam, and a psychological exam.  Selected candidates will also undergo a series of interviews and an intensive background investigation. 


Friday, October 6th at 11:59 PM (Eastern)

The Wyckoff Police Department is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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