NJ TRANSIT Police Department

Chief Christopher Trucillo
Address One Penn Plaza East
Newark NJ 07105
Website http://www.njtransit.com/po/po_servlet.srv?hdnPageAction=PoliceHomeTo


Current Openings

Open Jobs Salary Deadline
NJ TRANSIT Police Department - Intelligence Section Intern - 2022 Summer Internship $12-$22 per hour Apr 1, 2022
NJ TRANSIT Police Department - Police Support Services Intern - 2022 Summer Internship $12-$22 per hour Apr 1, 2022
NJ TRANSIT Police Department - Employee Court Advocate Intern $12-$22 per hour Apr 1, 2022
NJ TRANSIT Police Department - Contracts and Claims Intern $12-$22 per hour Apr 1, 2022
NJ TRANSIT Police Department - Intern - Capital Programs Legal Compliance Budget & Administration $12-$22 per hour Apr 1, 2022
NJ TRANSIT Police Department - Board Office Intern $12-$22 per hour Apr 1, 2022
NJ TRANSIT Police Department - Police Material/Equipment Coordinator Jan 21, 2022
NJ TRANSIT Police Department - 2022 Recruitment Process Jan 30, 2022

NEW JERSEY TRANSIT 
POLICE DEPARTMENT

ABOUT US

The primary mission of the NJ TRANSIT Police is to ensure a safe and orderly environment within the transit system, promoting the confidence of the riding public and enhancing the maximum use of the transit system. Our fundamental duty is to safeguard lives and property; protect against deception, intimidation and violence; and to uphold, without prejudice, the Constitutional rights of all people.

OUR HISTORY

Today, the NJ TRANSIT Police Department (NJTPD) is the only transit policing agency in the country with statewide authority and jurisdiction. The Department was created on January 1, 1983, and it evolved as a result of the passage of the Public Transportation Act of 1979 and subsequent legislation on the state and federal levels. At that time, the original complement included thirty-nine Commissioned Rail Police Officers. On January 12, 1990, NJSA 27:25-15.1 was enacted into law, and it established the NJ Transit Police Department as a sworn law enforcement agency with the "general authority, without limitation, to exercise police powers and duties, as provided for police officers and law enforcement officers, in all criminal and traffic matters at all times throughout the State..." The current, authorized strength of the Department includes 220 sworn officers and 67 non-sworn members (which include Fare Enforcement Inspectors) serving the more than 400,000 commuters who use the NJ Transit system daily. In addition, the NJ TRANSIT Police are responsible for policing the Hudson/Bergen Light Rail and the RiverLINE.

 

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