Edison - Entry Level Police Officer

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Job Overview

Department Edison Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitleEntry Level Police Officer
Registration Fee$110.00
Location Edison, NJ

Job Announcement

Edison Police Department, NJ Police Jobs




Starting Salary - $50,000

The application deadline for this job is March 24, 2023

Candidates should expect a highly competitive application process for new police officer positions in the Edison Police Department. Those hired will be sent to the police academy by the Township.

There will be a comprehensive hiring process to include an oral board exam, background investigation, medical, and psychological testing. Candidates may be dropped at any point at the sole discretion of the police department. Applicants should only apply if they are prepared to complete all phases of the process. Please read all instructions and details carefully. 

No person shall be hired, or rehired, if that person has ever pled guilty or been convicted of an indictable offense in N.J or any other state; or received the benefit of pre-trial intervention, or an equivalent diversionary program, arising out of an indictable offense, in N.J. or any other state. No person shall be hired or rehired, if that person has pled guilty, been found guilty, or enrolled in any diversionary program arising from any disorderly or petty disorderly person’s offense if such an offense involves moral turpitude.


  • Residential Population of over 100,000
  • Jurisdiction Covers approximately 32 square miles
  • Averages approximately 70,000 calls for service per year
  • Edison P.D. serves a very diverse population


  • Be a resident of Edison Township at the time of application.
  • Be a citizen of the U.S. and a resident of N.J. by the date of appointment.
  • Be a high school graduate or equivalent
  • Must be between 18-35 years old
  • Be able to read, write and speak the English language conversantly.
  • Shall possess a minimum of 60 credits from an accredited college or university. In lieu of the 60 college credit requirement, an applicant shall have completed 2 years of active military service with an honorable discharge.
  • Be of good moral character and not have been convicted of a criminal offense involving moral turpitude.
  • Be psychologically and physically fit to perform all the duties of a Police Officer.
  • Be physically capable of meeting the mandated firearms qualifications mandated by the N.J. Attorney General’s guidelines
  • Be physically fit and willing to fulfill all physical requirements of a police officer, and to complete a physical agility test that may include running, sprinting, calisthenics, climbing 6' wall or other activities as required.
  • Possess a valid N.J. drivers license by date of appointment.


  • All eligible applicants shall undergo an oral interview by a review committee. Applicants who pass the oral interview may move onto the next phase.


  • Oral Interview
  • Background Investigation
  • Medical Examination
  • Psychological Examination
  • Drug testing
  • Academy Training
  • One Year Probation


All applications will be through PoliceApp.com.

Candidates will be required to complete a comprehensive application prior to the background investigation. Additional paperwork will be required during the process.


Edison Residents only.


Edison Township Ordinance governs the hiring process and supersedes anything written herein.

Please direct questions regarding this position to BMaurath@edisonpd.org

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