Franklin Township (Gloucester County) - Certified Police Officer

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Job Overview

Department Franklin Township Police Department (Gloucester County)
Job TitleCertified Police Officer
Registration Fee$35.00
Location Franklin, NJ

Job Announcement

Franklin Township Police Department (Gloucester County), NJ Police Jobs

The Township of Franklin Police Department is now accepting applications for the position of Full Time Police Officer.  We serve approximately 22, 000 residents. We are hiring for multiple positions. We respond to an average of 30,000 calls for service a year.

Minimum Requirements

Applicants are required to be a US Citizen, 18 years of age or older, hold a high school degree or its equivalent, be a resident of New Jersey during the appointment term and currently hold a PTC certification for Full Time Police Officer or Class II Special Officer.

Applicants must be able to successfully pass a physical fitness test, written test, psychological evaluation, and urinalysis.

Applicants must be of good reputation and be of sound moral character, possess a valid New Jersey Driver’s License and undergo a complete background investigation.


The Franklin Township Police Department is responsible for the safety of our 56-square mile township. In addition, and thanks to a shared services agreement, Franklin Township police also patrol the neighboring boroughs of Buena and Newfield.

Community Policing

Franklin Township keeps our community safe by using a philosophy and management style that partners with community members to address crime and its causes, and to support other community interests. It is not a quick fix solution; however, it is a deep and long-term commitment to the overall health and safety of the community.

Through time and patience, we are building and strengthening lasting relationships between the police department and business owners, school officials, civic groups, social agencies, and residents in order to enhance performance, maximize resources, and prevent crime. Working together, we identify problems, decide on the most promising solutions, and then monitor the solutions to ensure that they’re working.

Detective Bureau

The Franklin Township Police Department’s highly experienced detectives utilize both traditional and modern technologies in gathering evidence in order to get offenders off the streets and ensure a successful prosecution. The team works closely with other municipal, county, state, and federal law enforcement agencies whenever needed.

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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.

Applicants are responsible for checking their email and logging into their PoliceApp, PublicSafetyApp, FireFighterApp or EmployementApp account to monitor for emails, scheduling and process updates.

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