NJ TRANSIT Police Department

Chief Christopher Trucillo
Address One Penn Plaza East
Newark NJ 07105
Website https://police.njtransit.com/


Current Openings

Open Jobs Salary Deadline
NJ TRANSIT Police Department - PTC Certified Police Officer April 30, 2024
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NJ TRANSIT Police Department - Citizen's Police Academy March 18, 2024

NEW JERSEY TRANSIT 
POLICE DEPARTMENT

The NON-CERTIFIED application period will open starting on July 17, 2023, at 9:00am; only the first 2000 applicants will be considered and will be contacted via Policeapp.com with details regarding the Physical Qualification Test, which will be held the weekend of October 21-22 or October 28-29.  There will be a $35 non-refundable application fee to apply for the test. (Payable by Debit/Credit Card Only). The written test is scheduled for December 2 or December 3.

When applying through Policeapp.com you MUST UPLOAD the following documents (documents must be in one of the following formats doc,docx,pdf,jpg,jpeg,gif,png):

  • Updated resume
  • Unofficial or official college transcript or copy of degree, if applicable, (must include name of applicant and name of school)
  • DD214, if applicable, (long version with discharge information)
  • Be Prepared!
    You can upload these documents ahead of time by adding them you PolceApp.com account.  Read the Add Required Files to Documents Library  
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FOR QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT US AT NJTPD_ExamQuestions@njtransit.com . PLEASE DO NOT CALL THE DEPARTMENT. WE ARE NOT CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS.

 

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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