Upper Saddle River - Entry Level Police Officer

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Department Upper Saddle River Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitleEntry Level Police Officer
Registration Fee$100.00
Location Upper Saddle River, NJ

Job Announcement


Upper Saddle River Police Department, NJ Police Jobs





The Upper Saddle River Police Police Department is actively seeking qualified, professional and energetic applicants for the position of Police Officer who possess the department’s Core Values of Ethics, Integrity, Leadership, Professionalism, and Compassion. 

Your application, cover letter, resume, and all supporting documents must be submitted online through PoliceApp.  No applications or information should be dropped off or mailed to the Upper Saddle River Police Department.  Communication regarding the application process will be relayed to you through PoliceApp via the email address provided during the initial application. 


To adequately perform the function of a patrol officer, the employee must be able to perform the essential functions of the position. For a list of the General Duties please review, sign and submit the downloadable document provided under the apply now button.


  • Starting salary 2019; $36,586 plus full health benefits and enrollment in New Jersey pension system.


  • Must be a United States Citizen
  • A resident of the State of New Jersey pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:14-122.8;
  • Age of not less than 21 years or more than 35 years. However, age restrictions shall not conflict with current state or federal law pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:14-127;
  • Applicants must be of sound body, good moral character, and in good health
  • Applicant must possess a valid driver license in good standing and issued by this State.
  • Applicant must not have been convicted of a crime.

As per Upper Saddle River Borough Ordinance section 3-47 a candidate must meet the following educational requirements to be eligible for appointment to the Police Department:

  • 1) A four-year college degree from an accredited college or university;


  • 2) At least two years of active military service with an honorable discharge, together with either a two-year college degree from an accredited college or university or the accumulation of at least 60 credits from an accredited college or university.


Date: October 21, 2019
Time: 1800 Hrs.
Location: Bergen County Law and Public Safety Institute
Address: 281 Campgaw Road
City/State/Zip: Mahwah, New Jersey 07430

There will be no make ups or refunds once your application has been submitted.  The written exam will be administered by the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police.



It is the mission of the Upper Saddle River Police Department to provide for the safety, protection and welfare of all citizens through fair, professional and proactive enforcement of the Federal, State & Local laws in the Borough of Upper Saddle River.

The Upper Saddle River  is an accredited Law Enforcement Agency through the NJ Association of Chiefs of Police. 


Please direct questions regarding this position to dlally@usrpd.net

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.

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