Garwood - Entry Level Police Officer

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Job Overview

Department Garwood Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitleEntry Level Police Officer
Salary$44,991 to $100,008
Registration Fee$35.00
Location Garwood, NJ

Job Announcement


Exercise authority consistent with the obligations imposed by the oath of office and in conformance with the general duties of the Department. To protect life and property, preserve the peace and perform their duties promptly, faithfully and diligently.


  • The Borough of Garwood has a resident population of 4,500 (6,000 by 2023)
  • The Borough of Garwood is centrally located in Union County.
  • The Garwood Police Department currently has 16 full time sworn officers.
  • The Garwood Police Department currently works a 4 day on and 4 day off schedule for patrol officers.


  • Must be 18 years or older
  • US Citizen
  • Graduated from High School or GED program
  • Valid New Jersey Driver’s License
  • New Jersey Police Training Commission (PTC) Certification a plus.


  • Application / Resume Review
  • Oral Interview
  • Background Investigation
  • Drug Testing
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Physical Evaluation

Resume, Cover Letter and Employment Application must be received no later than 11:59 pm on August 19, 2022 on

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